The Agenda: Kimmel spoofs Cantore run-in; Ravenel likely opening soon; I-526 remains gridlocked | The Battery | Charleston City Paper

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The Agenda: Kimmel spoofs Cantore run-in; Ravenel likely opening soon; I-526 remains gridlocked

Mace reports $400k this year

Posted by Sam Spence on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Jimmy Kimmel featured Tuesday night's infamous run-in with Jim Cantore in a bit Wednesday night with a fake Charleston and fake Jim Cantore, complete with CofC name-dropping and all.

A craft and micro-brewery equipment manufacturer is one of a handful of states to be a part of a federal pilot program to prevent abuse of the SNAP food stamps program. [SC Radio]

click to enlarge I-526 going both ways in Mount Pleasant remains congested - SCDOT
  • SCDOT
  • I-526 going both ways in Mount Pleasant remains congested

The Ravenel Bridge is expected to re-open early this afternoon after being closed for a day during yesterday's ice storm. Meanwhile, I-526 remains gridlocked as people try to escape from east of the Cooper. [P&C]

Nancy Mace,one of three challengers to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, says she's raised $400,000 so far in 2014. Incumbent Graham had nearly $7 million in the bank at last check. [The State]

South Carolina ranks about as low as they come in terms of disclosing business incentives, scoring just one out of 100 from the D.C.-based group Good Jobs First, which call's S.C.'s level of disclosure "the bare minimum." [The State]

From the Opinion pages by Cindi Scoppe, wagging the finger at state lawmakers about the long and short-term costs of being the nation's dump: "South Carolina should learn from Safety-Kleen debacle"



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