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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Sticky soil about 60 feet underground is delaying completion of a new interchange where the U.S. 17 bypass crosses South Carolina Route 707. But because of a wet spring and summer, the ground hasn't settled and crews have been unable to pave the bridge approaches. The $122 million project has been years in the making.

WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) - Seven adults face child neglect charges in Spartanburg County after 15 children were removed from a dirty, trash-strewn doublewide mobile home where they all lived. The children have been taken into protective custody by the state Department of Social Services.

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - NASA is reviewing data from a rocket launch that tested a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rockets. NASA says a Black Brant IX suborbital rocket was launched this morning on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The agency says vapor clouds could be seen in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Archeologists will look for remaining evidence of a wharf where slaves first set foot in the United States. A $75 million International African American Museum is planned for the site in Charleston where the wharf once stood. The first slaves arrived in Charleston in 1670.

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