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AP-SC--South Carolina News Digest, SC

June 5, 2018

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

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with updates.



COLUMBIA — Gov. Henry McMaster and the four candidates challenging him for the Republican nomination are facing off for a final time before voters pick among them. McMaster, Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, former Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, former state public health director Catherine Templeton and Greenville businessman John Warren meet at the University of South Carolina at 7 p.m. Tuesday. By Meg Kinnard. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words from 7 p.m. debate. AP Photos.


— APARTMENT SHOOTING DEATH, from NORTH CHARLESTON — Two more people have been arrested in the shooting death of a man at a South Carolina apartment complex. SENT: 130 words.

— CHURCH SHOOTING DEATH, from COLUMBIA — Four more people have been arrested in the shooting death of a teen near a South Carolina church. SENT: 130 words.

— NUCLEAR REACTORS-SOUTH CAROLINA, from COLUMBIA — The state Court of Appeals says lawsuits seeking refunds for South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. customers can continue. SENT: 130 words.

— SOYBEANS-TRAIN DERAILS, from LANCASTER — Officials say a train carrying tons of soybeans has derailed in South Carolina. SENT: 130 words.



AP is moving election test reports for the June 12 South Carolina primary election on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. Additional information is available in the election testing advisory sent Mondays prior to testing, found in advisory queues: BC-SC_South Carolina Primary Election Testing / AP-SC_South Carolina Primary Election Testing.


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