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AP-SC--South Carolina News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, SC

January 4, 2018

Editors:

Assignment Editors:

Photo Editors:

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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

WINTER WEATHER

HARTFORD, Conn. — Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. awakened Thursday to the beginnings of a massive winter storm expected to deliver snow, ice and high winds followed by possible record-breaking cold as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine. Blizzard warnings and states of emergency were in effect, schools and government offices closed for the day and motorists were warned to be careful as conditions began to worsen. By Susan Haigh. SENT: 840 words. AP Photos NJJC106, NJJC101, NJJC105, NYML105, VANEW201, NJJC104, VANEW202, MAMD101, BX101, SCCHA120, VAROA101, PAMR101, PAERI201, PAPIT102, PAMR101, VANOV102, VANOV101, GARR102, GARR103, VANOV103, VANOV104.

— With:

— WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST.

— COASTAL SNOW.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

IN BRIEF:

— CHILD DEATH-GIRLFRIEND CHARGED, from LANCASTER — Authorities say the girlfriend of the father of a child who died after a fatal beating has been charged in the death. SENT: 130 words.

— BMW TRAINING CENTER, from GREER — BMW of North America plans to open its second training center in the South by the end of this year. SENT: 130 words.

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