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

June 6, 2018


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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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



— RECREATION DIRECTOR INDICTED, from COLUMBIA — More sexual misconduct charges have been filed against the former director of a county recreation commission in South Carolina. SENT: 130 words.

— SOUTH CAROLINA BOAT WRECK, from COLUMBIA — Two lawsuits have been settled after a crash on a South Carolina lake that killed two men last year. SENT: 130 words.

— SHRIMP SEASON, from CHARLESTON — South Carolina officials say they are uncertain when the state’s commercial shrimp catching season will be open. SENT: 130 words.



AP is moving election test reports for the June 12 South Carolina primary election on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. Additional information is available in the election testing advisory sent Mondays prior to testing, found in advisory queues: BC-SC_South Carolina Primary Election Testing / AP-SC_South Carolina Primary Election Testing.


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