MORNING BUZZ: Sheheen to discuss nuclear waste, Haley plans to tackle roads

Posted by CASSIE COPE on July 2, 2014 

Construction on I-20 between Alpine and Spears Creek Church roads near Columbia finished last week.

TIM DOMINICK — tdominick@thestate.com Buy Photo

What's happening today:

• State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic Camden attorney running for governor, will join leaders from Aiken and the Conservation Voters of South Carolina to discuss the effort to bring nuclear waste to the Aiken area from Germany. The conservation voters endorsed Sheheen in his second bid for governor against Republican Nikki Haley.

• Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 GOP presidential hopeful, finishes his two-day South Carolina swing with a tour and business roundtable at Physician's Choice Laboratory Services in Rock Hill at 3 p.m. and a speech at Congressman Mick Mulvaney's barbecue fundraiser in Indian Land at 6 p.m..

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