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AP-SC--South Carolina News Digest, SC

June 11, 2018

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

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 — Gubernatorial candidates made their final push to sell their messages to voters on Monday, traversing South Carolina in the closing hours before the state’s primary elections. Gov. Henry McMaster, with backing from President Donald Trump, faces off Tuesday with four Republican challengers in his pursuit of a first full term. During a weeklong bus tour, McMaster also picked up endorsements from various state lawmakers and officials. On Monday, he planned to fly around the state to round up more last-minute support. By Meg Kinnard. SENT: 480 words.


— EPISCOPAL FUTURE, from CHARLESTON — The nation’s highest court has refused to hear a case from South Carolina churches upset with The Episcopal Church over a decision concerning ownership of property. SENT: 130 words.

— SHOOTING DEATH INVESTIGATION, from ORANGEBURG — A woman has been found shot to death at a home in South Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— BATHROOM SHOOTING DEATH, from MYRTLE BEACH — Two North Carolina men have been charged in the shooting death of a man near a South Carolina beach bathroom. SENT: 130 words.

— DAM FALL-RESCUE, from REIDVILLE — A woman has been rescued after falling from a dam in South Carolina into a pond. SENT: 130 words.



AP is moving election test reports for the June 12 South Carolina primary election Monday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online.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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