Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Agenda: New York Times looks at Boeing South Carolina production; Teachers plan walkout for May 1

Discovery Channel is diggin' (in) Charleston

Posted by Lauren Hurlock on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:23 AM

click to enlarge Boeing builds its 787 Dreamliners in Washington and South Carolina - PROVIDED/FILE
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  • Boeing builds its 787 Dreamliners in Washington and South Carolina
Over the weekend, the New York Times reported on its investigation into alleged production safety issues at Boeing's North Charleston facility. According to the report, problems include debris and other materials left in planes that could lead to failures. On Saturday, P&C dug a little deeper on some of the specifics mentioned in the NYT story. Source: NYT, P&C

NYT's The Daily podcast focuses on the story in its Tuesday episode. Source: NYT


Saying that S.C. lawmakers have not done enough for teachers despite promises of education reform, a group of S.C. teachers are organizing via social media for teachers to take Wed., May 1 off to march on the Statehouse. Source: AP

A Discovery Channel team will be digging a two by two foot hole at White Point Gardens to look for a ceramic key. The key was part of a 1982 book The Secret: A Treasure Hunt, but there's no reward aside from bragging rights. Source: P&C

Invasive species – also known as 'aliens' – are the number one threat to S.C.'s native plant and animals, including 30 species that are considered endangered. Source: P&C

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