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The Friday acquittal by a nearly all-white jury in Wisconsin of a white teenager who claimed self-defense after brazenly shooting three white men is leading to a more charged environment for another shooting trial in Brunswick, Georgia. In that case now in court, three white men are accused of shooting and killing a Black man, Ahmaud Arbery, in self-defense. Protesters, including some who marched in Charleston over the weekend, say the nation’s justice system is on the line. More: The Washington Post, The Post and Courier, Associated Press, ABC News, CNN

In other headlines:

Charleston Walmart import center to debut early due to supply chain woes. The nation’s supply chain crunch has Walmart looking to open its new import hub in Ridgeville a few weeks earlier than planned to help ease congestion at the retailer’s other warehouses. More: The Post and Courier 

Charleston Classic marks tourism boost for city, mayor says. The three-day Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic college basketball tournament is bringing fans from all over the country downtown. More: WCSC TV

Charleston community fears being left outside flood wall. The Rosemont community in Charleston’s Neck Area isn’t behind a proposed surge wall, and residents there are wary of a proposal to lift their homes. More: The Post and Courier 

Plans for old Charleston Naval Base include waterfront neighborhood, pedestrian bridge. North Charleston is making noticeable progress towards transforming the northern end of the base into a mixed-use, waterfront community. More: The Post and Courier 

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