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FILE - Visitors walk along the boardwalk in downtown Myrtle Beach, S.C., in this March 7, 2012 file photo. The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Thursday, March 27, 2014 that South Carolina's population is approaching 4.8 million and the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach area in South Carolina along with Brunswick County, N.C. is the seventh fastest-growing metropolitan area in the nation. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, file).

FILE - Visitors walk along the boardwalk in downtown Myrtle Beach, S.C., in this March 7, 2012 file photo. The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Thursday, March 27, 2014 that South Carolina's population is approaching 4.8 million and the Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach area in South Carolina along with Brunswick County, N.C. is the seventh fastest-growing metropolitan area in the nation. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, file).

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