by Sam Spence
It's Veteran's Day: Supporters are fighting to be sure the legacy of a WWI regiment of black laborers from segregated S.C. is fully recognized. Source: Reuters
Lawmakers have filed a bill that would end contributions from SCE&G customers' power bills to the failed VC Summer nuclear project. The measure won't be considered until next year. The SCE&G parent company is reportedly working to fully abandon the project by year's end in order to receive a $2 billion tax deduction. Source: P&C
Digging into this week's Winthrop poll a little more, The State finds that even among those with guns in their homes, 44 percent say they support a change to laws that allow the sale of high-powered, semi-automatic weapons. Overall, 49 percent of voters polled in 11 Southern states favor a ban on assault-style weapons. Source: The State
A military jury decided yesterday that a 34-year old veteran was guilty of 'maltreatment of recruits,' especially Muslim-American recruits, at the Parris Island Marine Corps base. Source: AP
P&C's Brian Hicks on election results: "Unless they drive a DeLorean, don't expect miracles from new elected officials"