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People along the South Carolina coast should look for a lot of rain today. The National Hurricane Center has given a storm a 50% of formation into a tropical storm or a tropical depression. An Air Force Reserve Unit reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate this system Monday afternoon. The next tropical storm to form in the Atlantic will be called Danny. More: The Weather Channel, The Post and Courier, WCIV TV

In other headlines:

Inflating real estate costs driving up property tax in S.C. Surging home sales and soaring prices are driving growing property tax costs for S.C. local governments. More: The Post and Courier 

S.C. getting $17M to help Head Start programs. South Carolina is getting more than $17 million in federal money to help programs that promote school readiness for young children from lower-income families. More: Associated Press

McMaster vetoes $153M in earmarks from $10.8B spending plan. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster struck $153 million in legislators’ special projects from the budget, saying they still aren’t sufficiently explaining why taxpayers should foot the bill. More: Spartanburg Herald-Journal, The Post and Courier 

Critical race theory debate raging in S.C. schools. Teachers in South Carolina and beyond are struggling with how to tackle critical race theory in classrooms amid outcry from conservative parents and legislators. More: WIS TV

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