“While the charges are very serious, I think it boils down to, when a lady turns you down, has it reached a criminal offense?”

Attorney Eleazer Carter, telling reporters that his client, surprise U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene, was just flirting with a coed. Greene is facing obscenity charges for allegedly showing the young woman a dirty picture on a library computer screen. Source: The Associated Press

$6 million

That’s the total for a U.S. Department of Transportation grant for a new North Charleston transportation hub. The site off West Montague Avenue will include stops for Amtrak and Greyhound, as well as local buses, taxis, limos, and possibly high-speed rail (one day, far, far, away). Source: The Post and Courier

“I have juice with him.”

Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle on her relationship with Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). Angle was talking less about Mimosas and more about her connections in Washington in a taped conversation, offering access for Tea Party opponent Jon Scott Ashjian to convince him to exit the race.

$15.4 million

The new cost estimate for improvements at the intersection of Camp and Folly roads. The initial estimate of $6 million appears to have underestimated costs for right-of-way acquisition. Source: The Post and Courier

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