Tuesday Headlines: Remembering Pearl Harbor, 80 Years Later
Today, 80 years have passed since the brutal attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii that led to the United States entering World War II. More than 2,400 people, including 25 residents of South Carolina, were killed as hundreds of Japanese planes bombarded military personnel and civilians on American soil. Communities across the state will have remembrance ceremonies today. More: WCBD, The Post and Courier, Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Aiken Standard
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The Senate is expected to pass the redistribution map today. The state Senate Judiciary Committee approved the redesigned districts on Monday, and it’s likely the Senate as a whole could adopt the plan today. The map of the 46 Senate districts has been less controversial than the map of the 124 House districts. Both houses are delaying congressional redistribution cards until January. More: AP News
Alexander assumes the role of President of the Senate, Peeler takes the head of the budget committee. State Senator Harvey Peeler, R-Gaffney, has stepped down as President of the Senate to become chairman of the state budget drafting committee. Senator Thomas Alexander, R-Oconee, will take on the purple robe and hammer as the new Speaker of the Senate. More: AP News
Comedian Chevy Chase works at the Charleston restaurant. After grabbing a bite to eat at Raising Cane restaurant while in town for a special National Lampoon Christmas vacation screening, comedian Chevy Chase helped serve up fried chicken. More: WCBD
Murdaugh News: New bond hearing, Bank of America lawsuit. After being denied bail twice, Alex Murdaugh will ask for bail again on Friday. More: The State; And, Bank of America is accused of breaking the rules to allow Murdaugh to extract money from people in a new trial. More: WITV
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