Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Agenda: Senate 42 polls open today; Dusten Brown extradition continues; Kress marker broken

LLF to open 1600 Meeting co-working space

Posted by Sam Spence on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:42 AM

The marker sat outside 281 King Street Monday night
  • Sam Spence
  • The marker sat outside 281 King Street Monday night
Cops are looking for a yellow box truck that supposedly broke the brand new 1960 Kress lunch counter sit-in historic marker on King Street and drove away. [P&C]

Charleston law enforcement officials continue to work to extradite Dusten Brown, the biological father of Baby Veronica. A requesition order signed by Gov. Nikki Haley is set to arrive at Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's office today. The whereabouts of Veronica remain unknown at this point. [P&C, Live 5]

Conservative Upstate Senator Lee Bright will announce today that he will join the Republican primary to challenge U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, becoming the third challenger for Graham, who already faced compeition from businessman Richard Cash and marketing firm owner Nancy Mace. [AP]

Polls are open today in the Senate 42 special primary to determine the Democratic ticket that will run to replace Sen. Robert Ford. Here's our profile of the race. [P&C, CP]

Remember that shark that supposedly made an appearance at the Governor's Cup surfing competition this weekend? Well, turns out it didn't actually bite at anything, it just got tangled up in the leash of 10-year old's board. No biggie. [P&C]

Lowcountry Local First will open the city's first official co-working space on the property at 1600 Meeting Street, the planned office and arts space on upper Meeting Street. LLF says the office is planned to open in Q1 2014. [CRBJ]

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