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Congressman Mark Sanford and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott have filed a bill to make Fort Sumter National Monument, which includes Fort Moultrie, a national park. Source: AP, P&C

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson is applauding an EPA move to repeal an Obama-era rule that sought to regulate small tributaries in an effort to clean water that feed into wetlands drinking supplies. Wilson calls the rule onerous. Source: The State, P&C

Citadel President John Rosa says he’ll retire next summer after 12 years at the Charleston military college. Source: P&C

$380 million: The investment by Samsung to open an appliance manufacturing facility in Newberry which will start by making washing machines. Source: P&C, The State

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A D.C. watchdog group says that U.N. Ambassador violated ethics rules prohibiting executive branch officials from being involved in elections by retweeting a post by President Donald Trump backing Republican Ralph Norman in the 5th District congressional election last week. Norman went on to win the election. Source: AP, The State

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Former S.C. lieutenant governor Andre Bauer, who appears regularly on CNN, tweeted yesterday that “I understand exactly” what Trump means by ‘fake news,’ referring to capital media outlets WIS-TV and The State newspaper. Bauer served in the state House and Senate before becoming lieutenant governor. Source: Twitter

Initial headline from P&C: “Former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer plays the Trump victim card”

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