The Agenda: CSOL president resigns; Yik Yak on way to big valuation; Florence postpones Cosby

S.C.-native Ingram wins Jeopardy tournament

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The Florence Civic Center has announced that it is postponing comedian Bill Cosby's only South Carolina stop "indefinitely" as sexual assault allegations mount against him. A two-night stint in Charlotte remains on the schedule. [WLTX]

One possible fix to raise the money needed to address inequality within the state's education system is a statewide property tax. [The State]

Just a few days after she took over as president of Charleston School of Law, Maryann Jones announced her resignation last week, citing "vitriol" among school officials and faculty. [CRBJ, The State]

The wildly popular anonymous messaging app Yik Yak, built by three college students from CofC, Furman, and USC, is on its way to a valuation in the low hundreds of millions of dollars. [WSJ]

More than 650,000 South Carolinians are set to hit the road this week as gas prices are at a five-year low at an average of $2.59 a gallon. [AP]

Florence Native Ben Ingram mounted a "stunning upset" in the Jeopardy Tournament of Champions on Friday night over crowd-favorites Arthur Chu and Julia Collins. Ingram takes home $250,000 in prize money on top of the $176k he's already won. [WSJ]

State prosecutors say they don't have the resources necessary to handle their above-average caseload, increasing the chance that cases will go cold or criminals will re-offend. [P&C]

The rains that descended on the Lowcountry over the weekend will continue through mid-week, but clear skies are expected for Thanksgiving Day. [P&C]


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