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

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been charged with running a red light and causing a wreck in Columbia that injured a woman. The South Carolina Highway Patrol has charged Cpl. Ken Proffitt with disregarding a traffic signal at an intersection Friday night.

ATLANTIC BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley is scheduled to sit down with Atlantic Beach leaders today to discuss the motorcycle rally the governor says should be shut down following a rash of violence during this year's event. The Atlantic Beach Bikefest attracts thousands to the small seaside community on Memorial Day weekend.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An appeals court's decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling yesterday applies throughout the circuit that also includes West Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolinas.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The commanding general of the Army's largest training base is inviting members of the public to see how soldiers train at Fort Jackson. An Army spokeswoman says today is the last day to sign up for the tours, which are being held on Thursday, Aug. 7.

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