Tuesday Headlines: Plenty of Twos for Historic Twosday
It’s officially “twosday” – the date that reads 2/22/22. It can be read backwards as a palindrome and it falls on a Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, there won’t be another “two days” for another 400 years. Want to have a little fun with Google? Type “2-22-22” into his search engine and see what happens. Continued: USA today, The Washington Post, KTLA, CNN
In other titles:
Former Trump official Mulvaney endorses Mace. Former SC Congressman and Trump administration chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has backed incumbent Republican Nancy Mace in her in-party battle against Katie Arrington, who has received backing from the former president. Former Trump official and former SC Governor Nikki Haley has also previously endorsed Mace. Continued: Post and courier, The state
SC’s Childs remains on the shortlist for Biden’s Supreme Court name. U.S. District Court Judge J. Michelle Childs of South Carolina is one of three black women being considered by the White House to fill the seat of Judge Stephen Breyer. Breyer withdraws from court. Continued: PA News
SC’s Graham is pushing for “strong sanctions” against Russia. As Russian President Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops into sections of Ukraine, US Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has expressed the need for “strong sanctions” against the Kremlin. Continued: The New York Times
Why High Gas Prices Might Actually Encourage SC Tourism. A large majority of those who visit Myrtle Beach drive to their destination, which gives the impression that the recent spike in gas prices would have a negative impact on the city. But Taylor Damonte, a hospitality professor at Coastal Carolina University, said over the years he’s noticed a positive correlation between fuel prices and footfall in the area during peak travel season. Continued: The state
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