The Agenda: Rethinking dam infrastructure; Federal domestic terrorism counsel; School equity case

It's about dam time

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S.C. Army National Guard soldiers use a Chinook helicopter to place massive sandbags to reinforce a breached canal in Columbia - NATIONAL GUARD PHOTO
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  • S.C. Army National Guard soldiers use a Chinook helicopter to place massive sandbags to reinforce a breached canal in Columbia

After a number of decades-old dams gave way during last week's flooding, Gov. Nikki Haley says the state is starting to rethink how it monitors and maintains its dam infrastructure. Source: The State

More than two decades after the case was argued before the State Supreme Court and a year after justices ruled the state must reform its education system, legislators are set to ask for more time as they develop a plan. Source: P&C

Donald Trump spent more than any other candidate on hats and t-shirts, according to his latest filings, more than $670,000 in total. Source: WSJ

Consultants hired by the Charleston County Aviation Authority are recommending that CHS raise its daily parking rates. Source: P&C

Daniel Island-based Blackbaud has gained market strength in powering financial transactions of some of the most-successful fundraising campaigns in recent years, including the Ice Bucket Challenge, leading dozens of U.S. mutual funds to include BLKB to their portfolios. Source: Reuters

After the June shooting at Mother Emanuel, the U.S. Justice Department took steps to create a national Domestic Terrorism Counsel to examine homegrown terrorism similar to the Charleston attack. Source: P&C

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