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January 18, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Capitol contradictions chiseled in stone

COLUMBIA — The state Capitol building here symbolizes the contradictions that define South Carolina. For starters, the west side of the building features bronze stars that highlight six shell holes from the Civil War. Yet across the street stand modern glass and metal office buildings. Even more prominent are the anchors to the grounds. The Confederate…

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