- Associated Press - Friday, October 17, 2014

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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 Carolinas News Editor Tim Rogers at 919-510-8937 or at [email protected]

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UPCOMING TODAY:

SOUTHEAST TOURISM

CHARLESTON - Reauthorizing Brand USA and fixing the nation’s aging highway and airport infrastructure are among top concerns of the tourism industry in the Southeast. About 200 industry representatives met in Charleston this week for a meeting of the Southeastern Tourism Society comprised of representatives from a 12-state area where tourism pumps $210 billion to the economy. By Bruce Smith. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words by 2 p.m.

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ENVIRONMENTAL RULES FIGHT

COLUMBIA - South Carolina officials oppose a federal proposal for new regulations to protect some streams and wetlands. Gov. Nikki Haley and Attorney General Alan Wilson want the federal government to drop plans for new rules they say could restrict development, The State newspaper (https://bit.ly/1rieu8w) reported. SENT: 200 words.

IN BRIEF: ORANGEBURG JOBS, BEAUFORT COURTHOUSE, CHARLESTON C-17S-EBOLA, NATURAL GAS RATES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCE, GREENVILLE-DRILL.

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