Turns out, a Greenwood war memorial that separates local veterans by race is not the only monument like it in S.C., as the Spartanburg Herald-Journal finds. Source: SHJ

Republican State Sen. Tom Corbin has reportedly apologized for calling women “a lesser cut of meat” during a dinner last week, and making comments about women being “barefoot and pregnant”, not serving in the state legislature, and continually making sexist remarks to the lone female member of the state Senate, Katrina Shealy, who reportedly confronted the Travelers Rest conservative about the ‘jokes.’ Source: AP, Salon, FITS News

In the season opening series for both teams over the weekend, College of Charleston took the USC Gamecocks in their home opener on Friday in Columbia on Friday, but dropped the Saturday doubleheader. Source: GoGamecocks.com

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has made it clear that he intends to make a federal push for ‘school choice’ programs from his seat in the U.S. Senate and make it part of the list of policy items he looks at for a 2016 endorsement. Source: G’ville News, Washington Examiner

Vice President Joe Biden will again visit the Carolinas this week to talk infrastructure with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, the former mayor of Charlotte. Source: The State

Ethics reform supporters are hoping to revive the issue despite roadblocks in the state Senate over proposals that will keep lawmakers in a position of policing themselves in state ethics investigations. Source: P&C, The State

After Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber resigned office last week amid potential conflict of interest issues, AP pulled together a list of “governors who left office in disgrace. Among them: S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford. Source: WSJ/AP

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s candidacy in the 2016 presidential field could upend polling for the early primary state he calls home. Source: AP

The National Episcopal Church is asking a judge to reverse a decision that grants ownership to the state’s breakaway diocese of church symbols, names, some $500 million in property. Soruce: P&C, AP

Winter weather is heading toward the Upstate and Western N.C., but temps here may get into the high-50s tomorrow before dropping again late in the week. Source: G’ville News, Weather Underground

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