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June 11, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Graham cracks foes, McMaster awaits runoff opponent, 2 SC House incumbents lose

Wrap-up of results from Tuesday's primary, plus what's now illegal in South Carolina

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Results from the 2014 S.C. primary are in ...

U.S. Senate: Graham wins nomination easily / Dickerson, Hutto win SC Democratic nominations / Scott takes GOP primary

Lieutenant governor: McMaster reaches GOP runoff, opponent unclear

S.C. schools superintendent: Spearman, Atwater headed to Republican runoff / Gallagher, Thompson headed for Democratic runoff

S.C. House: Duckworth unseats Edge in District 104 / Challenger defeats state Rep. Don Bowen / Limehouse wins a squeaker in District 110 race / Wood defeats stepdaughter to win a second term

U.S. House: Wilson, Clyburn win primaries / Black gets Democratic win in US House District 2 / Culler wins GOP nomination in SC's 6th District

S.C. constitutional officers: Incumbents win comfortably in 3 races

Non-binding ballot questions: Medical marijuana , no state income tax and online gambling -- woo-hoo!

Uncontested races: Who were the winners even before polls opened

Other S.C. politics clicks

Fight could end CofC’s research university plans

Texting while driving now illegal statewide / It's legal to talk while driving in Greenville

Gov. Nikki Haley public schedule today: Sign the "Read to Succeed" bill (schools can hold back third graders not reading at grade level) in EdVenture at 10 a.m., participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Koyo Bearings in Blythewood at 1 p.m. and join the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation to announce the 2014 Historic Preservation Award winners in the State House at 3 p.m.

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