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Abortions remain legal after temporary restraining order placed on Fetal Heartbeat Bill. A federal court placed a temporary restraining order on South Carolina’s Fetal Heartbeat Bill just one day after being signed by S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. If left to take effect, a person found guilty of performing an abortion violating the bill would receive a prison sentence of up to two years or a $10,000 fine, or both. Source: Greenville News

Potential economic boom on the post-pandemic horizon. The U.S. economy remains stuck in a pandemic wasteland of shuttered storefronts, high unemployment and slow job growth. But on Wall Street and in Washington, attention is turning to an intriguing, if indistinct prospect: a post-COVID boom. Source: The New York Times

Charleston legislators introduce bill to handle abandoned boats in waterways. Boaters who have long used South Carolina’s public waterways to store or abandon their derelict vessels may soon have to take responsibility for them, if a new bill passes in the General Assembly. Source: The Post and Courier

McMaster wants winter storm review of power grid after storm cripples Texas. McMaster wants the state’s electric providers to review their power grids to see if they could face problems like what happened in Texas during the recent winter storm. Source: Associated Press

Boeing calls for global grounding of some 777s after engine failure. Boeing said 128 jets powered by a particular Pratt & Whitney engine should receive inspections. Japanese regulators ordered that the planes be grounded. Source: The Wall Street Journal.