Monday, April 29, 2013

The Agenda: SC-1 debate tonight, Fitzgerald's ledger at USC, Drones coming to SC?

Foxx to be tapped for DOT

Posted by Sam Spence on Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:15 PM

SC-1 - Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch will meet for their first face-to-face debate (P&C) tonight at the Citadel. Catch the debate live-stream on With just over a week to go, the New York Times takes stock of the race, which they say has been heavy on political drama, but light on substantive issues. (Spoiler: Also no talk about the issues from NYT.)

Attack of the Drones? - The Palmetto State is among 37 states (P&C) applying to be one of six domestic testing grounds for unmanned drones

Fitzgerald's Nest Egg - Days before Baz Lurhmann's "The Great Gatsby" makes its long-awaited premiere, the University of South Carolina has scanned and made available a handwritten ledger belonging to F. Scott Fitzgerald. USC's Thomas Cooper Library's collection of more than 3,000 pieces of Fitzgerald memorabilia, transcripts, etc. is considered one of the world's most comprehensive (State).

Clyburn - U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn, now in his 11th term (State), is marking two decades in Congress this year.

Rising tide - AP takes a look at the already-seen effects of rising sea levels along South Carolina coastal areas.

Foxx - President Barack Obama will name 2nd-term Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx (Observer/McClatchy) as the new federal transportation secretary.

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Who will get your vote in the District 1 U.S. House election May 7?

  • Elizabeth Colbert Busch
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