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AP-SC--South Carolina News Digest, SC

June 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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2018 MIDTERMS-TRUMP LOYALTY

WASHINGTON — Don’t cross President Donald Trump. That’s the lesson being learned by Republicans after Trump critic and GOP Rep. Mark Sanford lost his primary election in South Carolina hours after the president tweeted that he was “very unhelpful.” By Congressional Correspondent Lisa Mascaro. SENT: 460 words. AP Photos SCCHA201, SCCHA200.

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COLUMBIA — President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration. Trump tweeted Wednesday that his advisers didn’t want him to get involved in the Republican primary, thinking Rep. Mark Sanford “would easily win.” By Thomas Beaumont And Christina L. Myers. SENT: 1,410 words. AP Photos SCCHA201, SCCHA200.SCCHA201, SCCHA200, SCCOL211, DCWAP203, NVLVS200.

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IN BRIEF:

— MEDICAL TECH COMPANY JOBS, from COLUMBIA — A global medical technology company says it is investing $150-million to bring an additional 125 jobs to their South Carolina facility. SENT: 130 words.

— SUSPICIOUS DEATH, from NORTH AUGUSTA — A coroner says the death of a South Carolina woman found in her home was a homicide. SENT: 130 words.

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