Ohio State, Notre Dame, Marquette teams prep to tip off in Carrier Classic
With the hardwood laid down on the flight deck of 70-year old USS Yorktown, Patriots Point is set to host the 2nd annual Carrier Classic Friday night, which will showcase Ohio State and Marquette men’s basketball teams and Buckeye and Notre Dame women’s teams. Officials are hoping to make the annual event a Holy City mainstay.
Sources: The State, Washington Post/AP, Post and Courier

Haley could deliver state computer security report by next week
As Gov. Nikki Haley readies for a state inspector general report after his audit of S.C. agencies’ IT security policies, an audit that began before the Dept. of Revenue was hacked in September, House Speaker Bobby Harrell expresses his frustration with the process with which Haley has handled the scandal.
Sources: Post and Courier, AP

Charleston City Council to clarify skateboarding ordinance
City Council is looking at ways to provide some more specificity in the city’s skateboarding ordinances so that they make sense and are easy to follow.
Sources: Post and Courier

Charleston airport renovation could cost $200 million
With an additional $37 million in management fees and $12 million in construction costs, the major renovation project set to begin at CHS, estimated to cost $150 million, may balloon to $199 million.
Sources: Post and Courier

Richland voting controversy reaching fevered pitch
First there were long lines and questions over voting machines on Election Day, then the state Democratic Party requested a restraining order that put the vote counting votes in a disputed Midlands election in the hands of the state, now state Republicans are asking the State Supreme Court to stop the recount. Safe to say, Richland County has a mess on their hands trying to deal with their Election Day issues.
Sources: SC will count Richland County votes
SC Republicans seek to stop Richland County vote recount

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