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Danyelle America, a former South Sider, was outside the William-Brice stadium in Columbia, S.C. talking to people about voter registration on Sunday. She estimates that about 700 people got help with address changes and other administrative glitches that could keep them from voting in the primary.

Obama/Oprah Fest

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Two hours before Oprah is set to come to William-Brice stadium to pump up Sen. Barack Obama's numbers in South Carolina, an 18-year-old musician, Daniel Davis from Charleston, rocked the violin with an amazingly strong performance, people scrambled for the close seats. Arrested Development is also scheduled to perform.

I understand that elderly people can get pretty feisty in their senior years, but Andrew Young's comments about Sen. Barack Obama were disgusting, especially since Young is a civil rights icon. In an interview posted online, Young, 75, said Bill Clinton "is every bit as black as Barack" and "He's probably gone with more black women than Barack."

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