by Sam Spence
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has kept a high profile as one of President Donald Trump's top diplomats, is charting her own version of 'America First' as she travels the world. Source: AP
NYT headline: "Blind spots in Trump's trade tirade against Germany"
A few months back, you heard that the S.C. peach crop was devastated by a late freeze... Well, the results of that freeze are now visible in our grocery stores, as NYT's Kim Severson examines in, "The South faces a summer with fewer peaches." Source: NYT
A poll commissioned by Democrat Archie Parnell shows the 5th District special election tightening with Parnell gaining ground. (Parnell is the one with the House of Cards spoof ad posted yesterday.) Source: WaPo, Rock Hill Herald, NYT
A new survey shows Coastal Carolina University in Conway as having the highest rate of alcohol violations and arrests per 10,000 students in the nation. Source: P&C
Small-town Cottageville, S.C. (population 740), about an hour west of Chs., is hoping to be the first town in the state to have its municipal facilities powered by renewable energy. Source: P&C
Charleston Moves leader Katie Zimmerman has an op-ed in the P&C today: "Upgrade local bicycle infrastructure for convenience, safety"