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June 25, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Post-primary, gloves go back on; SC Supreme Court hears Harrell-Wilson matter

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Happening today: With June's primary races now complete, the gloves are going back on. To celebrate, the GOP is throwing a post-primary "Unity Luncheon" today at noon at 300 Senate's End, 316 Senate Street in Columbia. Gov. Nikki Haley, Attorney General Alan Wilson, Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom, Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers, and other GOP candidates were invited to attend.

The governor's schedule: After attending the GOP Unity Luncheon, Haley will hold constituent meetings at the State House starting at 4 p.m.

SC Supreme Court justices question why Harrell probe shouldn’t be stopped

McMaster bests Campbell in GOP lieutenant governor contest

(McMaster celebrates with family and the family dog "Boots," who McMaster called his "secret weapon," at a Columbia restaurant Tuesday night)

Spearman and Thompson will compete in state schools chief race

Anti-tax challenger ousts longtime Lexington councilman

Florida developer spent up to $8,000 to wine , dine public officials in SC

Sanford thankful for 'forgiveness' on fifth anniversary of tearful admission (Charleston Post and Courier)

Haley signs law allowing voters to decide on school-tax in referendum (Charleston Post and Courier)

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