Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Agenda: Masters mania; Tent city move-out; Attorney general staff consulted with GOP leaders

Pigmento Cheese, anyone?

Posted by Sam Spence on Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 11:52 AM

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Donald Trump still maintains a double-digit lead nationwide, but he could lose today's Wisconsin Republican primary. Source: NYT

The Post and Courier managed to get their hands on correspondence reportedly between staff and consultants close to Attorney General Alan Wilson's office and state Republican Party chairman Matt Moore that was sent ahead of Wilson's volatile press conference last week in which he accused a state solicitor of 'tainting' an ethics investigation targeted at state politicians. Source: P&C

The state Department of Commerce will discuss plans for a new rail line to be built from Volvo's planned assembly plant in Berkeley County tonight at a public meeting in Cross. Source: P&C

Georgetown's Winyah Bay will host some of the nation's best competitive fishermen this weekend for an event in the Bassmaster Elite Series. Source: Georgetown Times

Yesterday, Charleston officials began moving residents of the downtown tent city encampment to the county warming shelter near the Cannon Detention Center. About 40 who remain will be moved over the course of the week. Source: P&C

The golf world descends on Augusta, Georgia this week for The Masters. Coastal Carolina product Dustin Johnson is among the favorites this week (20/1), and Greenville resident Bill Haas is a long-shot at 100/1. Source: The State, Vegas Insider

If you happen to find yourself near the Arby's location in Augusta this week, stop in and try the extra-special $1 'pigmento cheese' slider, modeled of course after Augusta National's famous pimento cheese sandwiches. Source: USA Today, Golf Digest

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