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SCDP Press Clips | March 29, 2021

Mar 29, 2021

SCDP Press Clips for March 29, 2021

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INSIDE SOUTH CAROLINA

SCDOT’s message to concerned I-85 drivers in Cherokee County: Expect more traffic shifts as construction continues through 2023 Officials faced concerned members of the community on Friday who gathered to voice their concerns about the construction zone, which has seen hundreds of wrecks since 2017. Read More.
Taking an inside look at COVID vaccine preparation at Augusta University Every drop counts when administering the vaccine, because each one has an expiration date. Read More.
South Carolina Gov. McMaster opens vaccine to all in state 16 and up South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has opened up COVID-19 vaccination to all state residents age 16 and older, saying Friday that they could begin scheduling appointments next week and receive the vaccine starting March 31. Read More.
For SC Republican lawmakers, this was the anti-abortion proposal that went ‘too far’ It appears there is a line even ardent abortion foes in the South Carolina Legislature won’t cross. Read More.
Claflin student wins award from South Carolina African American Heritage Commission Junior mass communications major Keighla Pope has been selected to receive a “Preserving Our Places in History Award” from the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission. Read More.
SCDNR investigating gator harassment on Fripp Island It is illegal to harass an alligator in South Carolina. Read More.

NATIONAL NEWS

Pete Buttigieg has a bridge to sell you With the White House’s massive infrastructure bill set for its formal unveiling, he and his boss are looking to turn that reputation into a political asset. They want to make him one of the package’s chief pitchmen. Read More.

Fauci warns against potential new COVID-19 surge as cases remain high Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, warned Sunday the nation could be at risk of a new surge of COVID-19 infections as the number of daily cases in the U.S. has remained at a plateau. Read More.

Why Possibly Changing The Filibuster Brings Threats Of Political ‘Nuclear’ War Former President Barack Obama called on the Senate to eliminate the filibuster if needed to secure voting rights last year at the funeral of the late congressman and civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Read More.

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Biden owes apology to Border Patrol for migrant surge Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” the South Carolina Republican said he saw overcrowding at a facility on the border for migrant children – with 1,000 kids packed into a facility designed to hold just 80.Read More.


AROUND THE WORLD

Cargo ship blocking the Suez is partially floated, says Suez Canal Authority The shipping crisis, now in its sixth day, has added to anxieties over the global supply chain, which had already been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More.

[VIDEO] International condemnation after killing of more than 100 protesters in Myanmar There has been international condemnation of the military in Myanmar after more than a hundred demonstrators were shot dead by security forces.

H&M Stores Shut by China Landlords as Xinjiang Fallout Grows At least six stores in the lower-tier cities of Urumqi, Yinchuan, Changchun and Lianyungang have been shut down by the owners of the properties, according to mall operators in those areas who were contacted by Bloomberg. Read More.

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