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SCDP Press Clips | January 11, 2021

Jan 11, 2021

SCDP Press Clips

January 11, 2021

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INSIDE SOUTH CAROLINA

Calhoun County Public Schools: Ott seeks budget authority for district Rep. Russell Ott, D-St. Matthews, pre-filed legislation for the 2021 legislative session that would grant the school board fiscal autonomy. Read More.

Winthrop Professor Reacts to D.C. Riots The events this week at the Capitol were eye opening for many who study politics. Read More.

Three South Carolina cities among worst COVID hotspots in US, White House report shows Two Upstate cities and one in the Pee Dee were identified in the report as especially concerning. Read More.

Tim Scott may face 2022 challenge from his own party. What’s a Republican U.S. senator from South Carolina supposed to do to keep MAGA-hat conservatives mollified? Read More.

 


NATIONAL NEWS

House Democrats’ quick 25th Amendment push urging Pence to remove Trump blocked by Republicans Democrats said they would introduce an article of impeachment against Trump Monday. Read More.

Ben & Jerry’s debuts frozen dog treats, a passion project inspired by its pet friendly workplace Ben & Jerry’s has developed frozen dog treats called Doggie Desserts, which will be sold at grocery and pet stores. Read More.

Newsom to lawmakers: Spend this money, ASAP Newsom’s 2021-2022 budget will include at least $2 billion to help schools with testing, increased ventilation and personal protective equipment. Read More.


AROUND THE WORLD

Yemen, China, Cuba Top Pompeo To-Do List as Time Runs Down Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced he will designate Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels as a “foreign terrorist organization” as time runs down on the Trump administration. Read More.

6 Park Rangers Ambushed and Killed in Congo Gorilla Reserve Dozens of women from the Pacific island victims of brazen trafficking ring that operated for years. Read More.

Lukashenko promises new Belarus draft constitution by end of this year A new draft constitution for Belarus, which President Alexander Lukashenko has touted as a solution to a political crisis. Read More.

Beny Steinmetz: Mining tycoon in Swiss trial over Guinea deal A billionaire French-Israeli diamond magnate, Beny Steinmetz, has arrived in court in Switzerland to face trial over alleged corruption linked to a major mining deal in Guinea. Read More.

 

 

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