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MORNING BUZZ: Ervin's new ad, Dems' latest ethics gripes + Biden's body man returns

08/11/2014 6:33 AM

08/11/2014 7:53 AM

Happening today

• A new television ad campaign touting the economic plan of Tom Ervin, a former state lawmaker and judge running as a petition candidate for governor, goes statewide
• Columbia lawyer William Hubbard will be sworn in as head of the American Bar Association
• U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Columbia, holds a Twitter townhall from 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Use the hashtag #askClyburn.

Buzz Clicks

From White House to Horseshoe, Biden confidant back at USC

S.C. Democratic challengers question GOP incumbents’ ethics

Inside the S.C. State Museum's newest additions + How a big-time lottery winner backed educational projects , a Columbia telescope collector aided the new observatory and the whole expansion took flight with a NASA grant

USC president to make $1 million-plus in 2017

Deadly Upstate storm swamps emergency workers with calls for help

Winthrop University staff to trustees: former president Williamson yelled at, bullied campus employees

Lindsey Graham to President Obama: Be honest about threat in Iraq

Turmoil continues at DSS despite added staff, change in leadership

Ross Perot to go in big on Medal of Honor museum effort in S.C.

HOA law in South Carolina gathering support from state legislators

Spartanburg leads state in train-track fatalities in recent years

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