Around the South for Jul. 13: SC, VA & OK


South Carolina: Haley campaigns in Missouri. Gov. Nikki Haley (R), whose leadership after the Charleston church massacre last year earned her national acclaim, campaigned and headlined fundraisers in St. Louis and three other cities in the Show Me State on behalf of Catherine Hanaway, who is in a crowded Republican gubernatorial primary. Hanaway tweeted, “It is a blessing to have the support of a conservative Governor.” ……. Virginia: Ruling gives token victory to anti-Trump movement. A federal judge on Monday ruled that the state of Virginia cannot require delegates to the GOP’s national convention to vote for Trump, the candidate who won the state’s primary. However, the convention rules will be adopted in Cleveland next week, so the judge’s decision may have no practical effect ……. Oklahoma: Inhofe’s plane leaves runway. US Sen. Jim Inhofe (R), 81, who flies his own airplane, was forced by bad weather to land inKetchum, OK, last week. Upon landing, Inhofe ran his plane ran off the runway, because, said the Senator, there was a deer on the runway, reports …….