Friday, November 13, 2015

The Agenda: Davis says state should reopen Seneca police shooting; Haley shrugs off VP talk; Volvo permitting begins

Flooding triggers lawsuits

Posted by Sam Spence on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Two million: The number of lights at this year's Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park, which opens this weekend. Source: AP

Officials at Mother Emanuel are reportedly considering donating a portion of the money raised since the church shooting to the survivors of the attack. Source: P&C

Last month's floods have triggered a slew of lawsuits as victims seek recourse for losses. Source: The State

Recent attacks on ISIS-held Syrian oil fields have been coordinated from Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C. The Times calls the base "a leading symbol of the military's ability to carry out global operations from afar." Source: NYT

The Times has a look at how illegal guns are ferried across the nation, including some from South Carolina, up the East Coast to major urban hubs like New York. Source: NYT

Gov. Nikki Haley shrugged off talk by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of her taking a place on a 2016 Republican ticket at a fundraiser in Bluffton last night. Get used to hearing more comments like this. Source: Beaufort Gazette

State Sen. Tom Davis is the latest influential member of the Statehouse to say the state should reopen the case of the fatal shooting of 19-year old Zachary Hammond by a Seneca police officer. Source: P&C

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has a first-hand account of his childhood in Dillon, S.C. in the Wall Street Journal this week. Source: WSJ

DHEC is starting to discuss proposed air pollution permit drafts and other general questions about the massive Volvo production facility slated to be built in Berkeley County. Source: P&C

P&C Editorial: "Welcome refugees to S.C."

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