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SC Lede: Boosters and Bans

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The SC House Education Committee this week sent two controversial bills dealing with critical race theory and trans student athletes to the House floor ahead of crossover day next Thursday.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 2, 2022: a rundown of the candidates who have filed for office this election year; a look at the trans athlete ban bills that are set to be debated in the state House and Senate next week; the state of COVID-19 in South Carolina; and more.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.