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BC-SC--South Carolina News Digest, SC

June 14, 2018

Hello! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Jeffrey Collins.

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COLUMBIA — Greenville businessman John Warren got a major boost Thursday in his Republican runoff campaign against Gov. Henry McMaster by forming a united front with his former rivals. In the first of several stops Thursday to capitalize on their endorsements, Warren appeared with Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant and former public health chief Catherine Templeton. Together, they received 56 percent of Tuesday’s GOP primary vote, forcing a June 26 runoff against McMaster, who managed only 42 percent. Warren finished second, and is hoping his rivals’ backing could push him over the top. By Meg Kinnard. SENT: 450 words, photos.


— HOTEL CALL CENTER, from NORTH CHARLESTON — A call center that handles reservations for a number of hotels in closing in South Carolina later this year, eliminating more than 600 jobs. SENT: 130 words.

— DEPUTIES HURT-SEARCH, from HAMPTON — Police have captured a suspect after two sheriff’s deputies were hurt in South Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— FORMER GUARD CHARGED, from COLUMBIA — A former guard at a county jail in South Carolina is now being held in the same jail after being charged with misconduct. SENT: 130 words.

— CHILD DEAD, from CHESTERFIELD — The mother of a baby found dead in a diaper box in South Carolina is now facing a murder charge. SENT: 130 words.


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