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Charleston's morning news podcast.

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Charleston's morning news podcast.

    Cunningham's push for age limits on SC politicians; Weekend picks; Impact of voucher Supreme Court case; Housing issues bubble

    Cunningham's push for age limits on SC politicians; Weekend picks; Impact of voucher Supreme Court case; Housing issues bubble

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    SC Democrat seeks age limit for ‘geriatric’ politicians - AP
    Joe Cunningham - Geriatric Oligarchy - YouTube
    Interview on CNN’s “New Day” - CNN
    Supreme Court Rejects Maine’s Ban on Aid to Religious Schools - NYT
    Supreme Court Rules State Funds Can Be Used To Pay For Religious Schools In Maine - Forbes
    The Supreme Court is leading a Christian conservative revolution - Vox
    Brutal South on Maine case
    Brutal South on ESAs
    Plans have begun to tear down, replace Charleston’s Joseph Floyd Manor, CEO says - P&C
    Charleston County dedicates $20M to housing fund and creates home-repair program - P&C
    Charleston Pride parade
    Fort Moultrie calendar (and 2018 Charleston Time Machine episode)
    Charleston Gospel Choir
    RiverDogs schedule (and walk-off)



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    • 11 min
    Heat wave; I-26 widening could be sped up; A new Ashley River park?; Vaccines for young kids; Expected port slowdown

    Heat wave; I-26 widening could be sped up; A new Ashley River park?; Vaccines for young kids; Expected port slowdown

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    Excessive heat swelling from Midwest toward the South - The Washington Post
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    Charleston ports agency sees soft landing for cargo levels in coming fiscal year - P&C
    Widening of I-26 between Charleston and Columbia, plus stretch of I-95 are being accelerated - P&C
    DHEC encourages vaccines for kids under 5 following CDC approval, expects to begin administering shots this week - Live 5
    Editorial: Let’s get the best park we can on the former Baker Hospital site - P&C
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    • 9 min
    Juneteenth + Charleston's Emancipation Day; Black River conservation; Gun law lapses, proposed fixes

    Juneteenth + Charleston's Emancipation Day; Black River conservation; Gun law lapses, proposed fixes

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    Juneteenth, Febteenth, and Emancipation Day in Charleston - Charleston County Public Library
    The History of Emancipation Day in Charleston - Charleston County Public Library
    Nearly half of states now recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday - Pew Research
    Juneteenth is at risk of losing its meaning - Axios
    Supporters want 70-mile park network along SC’s Black River - AP
    Public input sought on planned state park, water trail project for Black River  - SC DNR
    Loopholes and Missing Data: The Gaps in the Gun Background Check System - NYT
    US Attorney Corey Ellis says ‘blood in the streets’ justifies federal gun crackdown - P&C
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    • 8 min
    7 years after Emanuel; 5 new spots to try this weekend; Cunningham's TV campaign pushed him over top; Awendaw suit against Summey

    7 years after Emanuel; 5 new spots to try this weekend; Cunningham's TV campaign pushed him over top; Awendaw suit against Summey

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    Moore: 7 years after Emanuel shooting, gun violence is still ripping apart our communities - P&C
    Full Obama eulogy - YouTube
    Democrat Joe Cunningham’s runaway victory as governor nominee boosted by two letters: TV - P&C
    Awendaw sues Elliott Summey over sand mine and park project - P&C
    Laura Summerville
    Islander 71
    Sullivan’s Fish Camp
    Minero
    Bevi Bene Brewing
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    • 13 min
    5 things to know about Tuesday's primary election results

    5 things to know about Tuesday's primary election results

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    South Carolina Election Results - S.C. Election Commission
    Charleston County Election Results - S.C. Election Commission
    Republicans collide in key primaries as Trump’s pull tested in S.C., Nev. - The Washington Post
    Rice loses House seat after impeaching Trump; Mace holds on - AP

    Representative Nancy Mace holds off a Trump-endorsed challenger in South Carolina. - NYT
    Nancy Mace survives fierce SC Republican primary against Trump-backed Arrington - P&C
    It’s Democrat Joe Cunningham vs. Republican Gov. Henry McMaster in November - P&C
    3 Democratic women run to take on US Sen Scott in S Carolina - AP
    Karen Hollings claims victory in Charleston County Register of Deeds primary - P&C
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    • 9 min
    Last-sec Election Day preview; Dems debate; North Charleston's controversial cameras; Senate gun compromise?

    Last-sec Election Day preview; Dems debate; North Charleston's controversial cameras; Senate gun compromise?

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    Democrats face off in sole SC gubernatorial matchup - AP
    Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Debate - ETV
    In South Carolina, GOP Reps. Nancy Mace and Tom Rice hope to survive Trump’s 'traveling revenge tour' - NBC News
    Haley hits the stump, Trump posts online in final days of SC’s 1st District GOP primary - P&C
    Tom Rice tries to survive his Trump impeachment vote — and stay in the House - The Washington Post
    With early voting over, candidates focus on Tuesday’s primaries - Live 5 News
    91,000 South Carolina ballots already cast in early voting - AP
    North Charleston’s approval of 745 new police cameras draws both criticism and praise - P&C
    Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Gun Safety - NYT
    What's next for the Senate's bipartisan gun deal - Axios
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Good way to start your morning

Perfect snapshot of local news told with some fun! Great for your drive to work.

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Part of my morning commute MWF

As someone who doesn’t have much time for the news in the morning, this podcast is great because it gives me the main takeaways of what’s going on in Charleston in a short, easy to listen format.

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Great news source!

Sam does of wonderful job of delivering relevant local news stories without all the spin. Subscribe today!

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