Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Agenda: CWS postponed; "War is not over" for Haley against Leatherman?; New SCSU prez

Confederate museum officials say they "plan to move on" after budget request rejected

Posted by Sam Spence on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Last night's deciding game three of the College World Series was postponed until this afternoon due to weather in Omaha. Source: Sun News

S.C. State trustees appointed James Clark, one of their own members, as president of the university as the school regains full accreditation following a financial crisis. Source: CRBJ, O'burg Times and Democrat

Riverbanks Zoo officials said they detected elevated levels of E-coli bacteria in the Saluda River earlier this month after a reported sewage spill upstream. The river is popular with swimmers and kayakers. Source: The State

Influential state Sen. Larry Martin's defeat in Tuesday's GOP runoff for his seat could mean that the Upstate will lose some clout in the Statehouse. Source: Greenville News

Gov. Nikki Haley may have to mend some fences after waging battle against a few of her fellow Republicans in this year's summer primaries. But one Pee Dee political watcher says "the war is not over" as Haley could try to replace Hugh Leatherman as leader of the Senate after unsuccessful attempts to topple him in the primary. Source: P&C

More than 160 S.C. law enforcement agencies will split $5.8 million set aside for police body cameras set aside in the state budget. Source: AP

Officials at the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum say they'll "move on" after not receiving the funding they requested to improve the museum and display the Confederate flag removed from the Statehouse grounds. Source: P&C

Cover photo from @coastalbaseball.

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