We’re changing things up a little on The Agenda today. Let us know what you think.
- 13-year old Josaiah Washington from Columbia bested his competition on Jeopardy last night during Kids Week, winning $22,200. [WACH-TV]
- College of Charleston President George Benson announced yesterday that he will step down after the 2013-14 school year to return to the classroom in the College’s School of Business. [CofC]
- Lindsey Graham may get more primary challengers soon as Citadel grad and FITS News co-owner Nancy Mace says she’s slated to make an announcement in Goose Creek Saturday and State Sen. Lee Bright says he’ll likely jump in soon. [CP]
- Duke Energy is scrapping a nuclear project in Florida after spending $1 billion in preparation. S.C. is one of just two states in active production on new nuclear reactors with sites set to go on line near Columbia (SCE&G) and Georgia (Southern). [NYT]
- Coastal Carolina researchers have unveiled their new hurricane modeling system named HUGO. [P&C]
- State Superintendent Mick Zais is catching heat over comments he made at a news conference Thursday to unveil state schools’ report cards, telling parents of children in failing schools, ““I think it would suggest it is either time to look for another school or get involved in that school.” [State]
- Big Government takes its hand out of your pocket this weekend, here’s a list of what you can and can’t buy over this weekend’s annual sales tax holiday. Just don’t get Mat Catastrophe started. [CP]
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