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News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) - Authorities have recovered a van they say was swept away last week in South Carolina floodwaters, killing two mental patients being transported in the back. Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson says in a news release that the van was recovered Monday from a river in Marion County.

(AP) - A newly formed political action committee is targeting politicians it says have acted against the interests of women. The Enough is Enough Voter Project is raising money to oppose candidates in this year's midterms, all Republicans. It will target candidates who have been accused of sexual misconduct or have a poor voting record on issues related to harassment or violence. Some of the targeted candidates call the effort partisan and hypocritical.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Police say a North Carolina college student was shot and killed by a security officer who said the shooting was in self-defense. Durham police said 23-year-old DeAndre Ballard, a New Bern native and student at North Carolina Central University, died after last week's shooting at an off-campus apartment complex.

DUCK, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say the body of an Ohio man who disappeared last weekend while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean has been found. The town of Duck said the body of 35-year-old Kyler Miles of Miamisburg, Ohio, was found around 4:12 a.m. Monday. Officials said Miles was last seen on Saturday at a beach access.

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