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MORNING BUZZ: SC leaders to defend same-sex marriage ban + evolution up for debate

07/29/2014 8:17 AM

07/29/2014 8:19 AM

South Carolina leaders vowed to uphold the state’s ban on same-sex marriage Monday, despite a federal appeals court ruling striking a similar ban in Virginia, giving hope to S.C. gay-marriage advocates that a similar ruling would soon hit the Palmetto State.

Happening today: How best to teach evolution in S.C. high-school classrooms is the topic of debate heading to an S.C. education panel at 10 a.m., Blatt Building, Room 501 ... Also at 10 a.m., Gov. Nikki Haley will meet with Atlantic Beach officials about Bike Fest

Buzz Clicks

Woman wins $1.6 million verdict against Richland sheriff

Lakeside toxic waste dump operator quits

Columbia’s Famously Hot New Year’s Eve party gets coveted funding status

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

Red Cross Central S.C. chapter ends United Way partnership

Past due debt prevalent in U.S., with the South the highest

New White House climate report: Waiting on action boosts costs dramatically

Moniz in Aiken: MOX seeking funding streams, hints at 'cold stand-by' (Aiken Standard)

Defense Department honors Rock Hill EMS leader with ‘Patriot Award’ (Rock Hill Herald)

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