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SCDP Press Clips | March 3, 2021

Mar 03, 2021

SCDP Press Clips for March 3, 2021

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INSIDE SOUTH CAROLINA

McMaster joins more than 20 governors in opposition to President Biden’s proposed allocation of federal funds More than 20 governors across the country, including Governor Henry McMaster, are opposing a new standard in President Joe Biden’s stimulus bill that determines how federal funds would be allocated to states. Read More.
Old Slave Mart Museum brings to life dark history of Charleston The museum itself is situated in an historic alleyway that back in the 1850′s and 60′s was used as an auction location to sell people of African descent. Read More.
Winthrop University to hold in-person spring graduation, return to ‘more traditional’ fall semester The university made the announcements Tuesday. The commencement will be for all interested Spring 2021 graduate and undergraduate degree candidates. Read More.
Morning News plans to honor Pee Dee nurses The Morning News is partnering with McLeod Health to honor the Pee Dee’s nurses, who have faced more challenges in the past year than ever before because of COVID-19. Read More.

NATIONAL NEWS

Clyburn reintroduces legislation to close ‘Charleston loophole’ The loophole allows gun sales to proceed if a background check has not been completed in three days. This legislation would extend the review period to 10 days. Read More.

SC’s Senator Tim Scott gets endorsement from Trump South Carolina’s junior U.S. Sen. Tim Scott scored an endorsement from former President Donald Trump, according to a statement from Trump’s Save America PAC.. Read More.

FBI Director Christopher Wray didn’t read memo warning of attack before Capitol riot Wray admitted to senators that he didn’t see the warning — reportedly describing preparation for “war” with “glass breaking, doors being kicked in” — until after the violence that disrupted certification of President Biden’s victory. Read More.

Worried About Coronavirus Variants? Here’s What You Need To Know The coronavirus variant first spotted in South Africa alarms scientists because it evolved a mutation, known as E484K, that appears to make it better at evading antibodies produced by the immune system. Read More.

 


AROUND THE WORLD

Strong earthquake shakes central Greece, felt in Balkans There were no immediate reports of injuries. Local officials reported some structural damage, mainly to old houses and buildings that saw walls collapse or crack. Read More.

With Islamic State Gone, Iraqi City Mounts Comeback for Pope’s Visit City destroyed during IS occupation now welcomes Pope Francis. Full Story.

Why many in Russia are reluctant to have Sputnik vaccine While countries from Latin America to Europe are now ordering batches of Sputnik, the rollout in Russia itself has been slow, as people prove deeply reluctant to be injected. Read More.

 

 

 

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