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June 10, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: When Twitter goes wrong, time for a primary

Gov. Nikki Haley posted a tweet Monday that broke off in an unfortunate spot. Voters head to the polls for the primary elections and lawmakers try to reach a compromise on a bill to would make the College of Charleston a research university.

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Primary basics : Hours, where to find polling places, how to see sample ballots, who gets to vote, what to bring

Primary previews: U.S. Senate / Lieutenant governor / SC schools superintendent / State treasurer

What's else is happening today (besides the primary): A conference committee meets discuss Senate bill 535 , which contains three proposals in one -- allowing the College of Charleston to become a research university, Clemson University to bypass state regulatory approvals for construction projects and all public colleges to forgo some state regulatory approvals for construction work. (2 p.m., Gressette 105 / Agenda ) ... Gov. Nikki Haley and U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are expected to attend GE's announced $73 million expansion at its Greenville operation at 11 a.m.


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When Twitter goes wrong...

Gov. Nikki Haley posted a tweet Monday that broke off in an unfortunate spot. She replaced it later in the day but not before national websites -- including Gawker , New York magazine , The Daily Caller and Huffington Post -- picked up on it.

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