A report by The State newspaper today says that attorneys for House Speaker Bobby Harrell are working behind the scenes to get state Attorney General Alan Wilson booted from a state grand jury looking at potential campaign finance law infractions by Harrell. [The State]

New Huffington Post analysis shows South Carolina as having the highest ADHD drug-prescription rate in the nation. [HuffPo]

Charleston County is looking to bring its regulations in line with local city laws to allow brewpubs in some unincorporated commercially-zoned areas of the county. [CRBJ]

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham calls the CIA’s deflection of snooping allegations by his colleagues in the Senate “an executive branch agency trying to cover its butt.” [NY Times]

USC’s international MBA program sits atop U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 list of Best Graduate Schools. [CRBJ]

Fresh off announcing his “Women’s Agenda” campaign initiative, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, a Democratic candidate for governor, has called for a statewide survey of state workers to see if female employees are paid less than their male equivalents. [The State]