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TRAIN CRASH-SOUTH CAROLINA

COLUMBIA — Federal investigators are taking testimony about a deadly collision between a passenger train and a freight train in South Carolina this year. The National Transportation Safety Board is holding the hearing Tuesday in Washington to discuss the Feb. 4 crash near Cayce. Officials from CSX, Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration are giving testimony. By Meg Kinnard.

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ALSO:

— WIFE BEATING DEATH, from NEWBERRY — A South Carolina man has been charged with beating his wife to death. SENT: 130 words.

— WOMAN'S BODY FOUND, from CONWAY — Police say a suspect in the death of a North Carolina woman whose body was found in South Carolina last month has himself been found dead. SENT: 130 words.

— FIGHT SHOOTING-PLEA, from SPARTANBURG — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shooting death of a teen. SENT: 130 words.

— SHORT-TERM RENTALS-CHARLESTON, from CHARLESTON — One of South Carolina's most popular destinations is imposing new rules for residents who use their homes for short-term rentals. SENT: 130 words.

— CONFEDERATE FLAG RALLY, from COLUMBIA — A group still angry South Carolina removed a Confederate flag from the Statehouse lawn is again temporarily raising the rebel banner at the capitol. SENT: 130 words. AP Photo NYSB191.

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