Monday, October 23, 2017

The Agenda: A closer look at violent crime in North Charleston, DACA's economic impact in S.C.

S.C. State Fair sees a drop in attendance

Posted by Dustin Waters on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 10:20 AM

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With North Charleston set to see the city's deadliest year on record, the Post and Courier examined how violence has personally affected members of the Waylyn and Terrace neighborhoods. Source: Post and Courier

In its 148th year, the South Carolina State Fair saw a drop in attendance. Total turnout in 2017 was even lower than attendance numbers seen in 2015 when the Midlands were hit by dangerous flooding. Source: The State

A recent study estimates that South Carolina's DACA recipients and others eligible for the federal program that protects young, undocumented immigrants have a $262.7 million impact on the state’s economy. Source: The State

Cleaning up a sizable slick of coal tar on the Congaree River is someone else's responsibility after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed to allow SCE&G to simply cover up the polluted patch rather than dig it up. The company's reasons for avoiding removal of the spill? Cost. Source: AP/Charlotte Observer

As the International African American Museum continues to work toward its $25 million private funding goal, Quintin Washington sat down one-on-one with former Charleston mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. to discuss the project. Source: Quintin's Close-Ups


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