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Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in South Carolina. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to interim Carolinas News Editor Jeffrey Collins at 803-603-8675 or at jscollins@ap.org. Jack Jones is on the desk, followed by Skip Foreman at 2 p.m.

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UPCOMING TODAY:

EMMETT TILL

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Weeks after he published a book about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a North Carolina author received a call from FBI agents asking about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying about her interactions with the black teen. Not long after that, Duke University scholar Timothy Tyson said, he turned over interview recordings and other research materials for his 2017 book on the 1955 case that shocked the nation and helped build momentum for the civil rights movement. By Jay Reeves And Allen G. Breed. SENT: 770 words. AP Photos NYHK401, NYHK402, NYHK403.

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IN BRIEF:

— SOLDIERS CHECKED-LIGHTNING STRIKE, from COLUMBIA — Fifteen soldiers in South Carolina escaped injury when lightning struck nearby during a training exercise. SENT: 130 words.

— RURAL SHOOTING, from SWANSEA — Officials have released the name of a man found shot to death in rural South Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— PANTHERS CAMP, from SPARTANBURG — A South Carolina city hopes to keep the Carolina Panthers summer training camp, even though the team has a new owner. SENT: 130 words.

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