The Agenda: Blackbaud powering Giving Tuesday; Aid deadline extended; More info on accused CO gunman

McLeod asking for increased security at S.C. clinics

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Daniel Island-based Blackbaud operates the software enabling millions of dollars in online donations today during 'Giving Tuesday,' an annual event that coincides with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Source: P&C

Those affected by October's catastrophic flooding have another 30 days, until Jan. 4, to apply for FEMA aid. S.C. farmers are still tallying losses. Source: CRBR, NPR

Accused Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood gunman Robert Lewis Dear is remembered by some in the Midlands with whom he interacted as a local art dealer. It was also discovered on Monday that Dear has a rape charge on his record in North Charleston from 1992, just one of the accusations in his arrest-riddled past. Source: WIS-TV, P&C

Columbia state Rep. Mia McLeod is asking that security be increased at S.C. abortion clinics after Saturday's deadly Colorado shooting. Source: The State, WYFF-TV

After the violent arrest of a Spring Valley student last month made national news when it was caught on video, one Midlands Democrat wants to track school disturbance arrests in an effort to find trends that may contribute to the so-called "school-to-prison pipeline." Source: G'ville News

The Conference of National Black Churches will hold its annual convention in Charleston this month at Emanuel AME Church. Source: P&C

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