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RILEY-SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

COLUMBIA — Former President Bill Clinton is traveling to South Carolina to honor a former governor who served in his Cabinet. The University of South Carolina says that Clinton will speak at an August 6 reception in Columbia to officially open the special collections of Dick Riley. By Meg Kinnard. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING 300 words by 4 p.m.

BMW EXPANSION

SPARTANBURG — BMW says it is sticking with plans to add 1,000 workers in South Carolina, even though the company will start production of a new vehicle in China. BMW and Chinese partner Brilliance Automotive Group Holdings said Monday a joint venture called BMW Brilliance Automotive will increase the number of vehicles made annually at two plants in China to 520,000 next year. SENT: 460 words. AP Photos LON116, XHG206, LON115.

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— SC GOVERNOR-FUNDRAISING, from COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster raised more than a million dollars in the most recent filing period as he seeks his first full term in office. SENT: 130 words.

— VOTER FRAUD-LAWSUIT, from COLUMBIA — South Carolina election officials are accused in a new lawsuit of failing to keep the state's voting processes secure. SENT: 130 words.

— DUI-DANISH GIRL KILLED, from CHARLESTON — An 11-year-old Danish girl has died after she was struck by a vehicle while walking with her parents in South Carolina earlier this week. SENT: 130 words.

— POLICE CHIEF SUES, from GREENVILLE — A South Carolina mayor has filed a countersuit after she was sued by a former police chief who resigned two years ago. SENT: 130 words.

— ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM AWARD, from NEW YORK — The New York Times has won the 2018 John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism. SENT: 130 words. Note South Carolina angle.

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