Former SCANA Corp. CEO Kevin Marsh will likely spend two years in prison and pay $5 million back to S.C. ratepayers, according to an agreement with prosecutors that included him pleading guilty to federal conspiracy charges Wednesday. Marsh was CEO as the company pushed ahead with a boondoggle nuclear construction project. Source: AP
South Carolina-native poet Nikky Finney’s poem, “A New Day Dawns,” was printed in The New York Times Magazine‘s latest edition. Source: NYT Mag
The State headline: “Plan to prioritize SC teacher vaccinations stalls, as DHEC says it could hurt seniors”
Many of President Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees of color have run into trouble getting confirmed in the U.S. Senate. Source: The Washington Post
$30 million: The potential cost of repairs to the United States Capitol from the Jan. 6 attacks, according to building officials. Source: NYT
Porch pirates will not be drawn and quartered or, as an S.C. bill proposed, spend up to five years behind bars. Source: AP
$150 million: The donation from former Carolina Panthers owner to Wofford College, his alma mater in Spartanburg. Source: P&C
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