The Agenda: Colbert on GQ; Confederate flag banned in Chs. schools; Kimpson to file gun legislation

Haley orders increased security at National Guard centers



Ahead of his takeover of the Late Show in Manhattan's Ed Sullivan Theater next month, Stephen Colbert gets the GQ cover treatment in, "The Late, Great Stephen Colbert." Source: GQ

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Gov. Nikki Haley has ordered armed security at all National Guard storefront recruiting centers in the state, citing the killing of service members at similar facilities last month in Tennessee. Source: AP, The State

Officials say the Savannah Nuclear Site was placed on lockdown yesterday after a bomb-sniffing dog overreacted and stopped a delivery truck coming into the area. Soruce: Reuters

Charleston State Sen. Marlon Kimpson said yesterday that he will pre-file bills in the legislature banning assault weapons, closing the three-day loophole that allowed alleged Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to buy a gun, require state registration of guns, and require reporting of lost or stolen guns. Source: AP, The State

An insert in the 2015-2016 Student Code of Conduct for Charleston County students restricts students from wearing or displaying the Confederate flag, including on students' cars driven to school. Source: P&C

We missed it yesterday, but the P&C has the rundown on the half-dozen or so people who are having thoughts about running for State Sen. Paul Thurmond's seat, including former Democratic state Rep. Anne Peterson-Hutto, now an environmental lobbyist, who says she'd switch parties and run as a Republican if she decides to run. The seat will be wide open next year after Thurmond announced he won't run for re-election. Source: P&C


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