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

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's attorney general has requested a preliminary investigation of the travel and spending habits of a prosecutor who was on the road for more than 70 days over 21 months. The State newspaper in Columbia reports spending records cover Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson's travel and spending in 2016 and the first nine months of 2017.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina police say one person has been charged in a shooting that injured three people in an area that's the center of nightlife in the state's capital city. The Columbia Police Department said in a news release Sunday that 22-year-old Arthur Jones Jr. is charged with three counts of attempted murder in connection with the shootings in Five Points.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - U.N. Ambassador and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will give a free public talk next month at Duke University. The Herald-Sun of Durham reports Haley will give the Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture, "Confronting Today's Global Governance Challenges," on April 5. Haley has supported continued sanctions against Russia for its actions against Ukraine and programs in support of human rights.

BONNEAU, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina town known for its traffic arrests faces a federal lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was arrested and imprisoned even though a test showed she had no alcohol in her system. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that Wendy Iacobucci of Aiken filed a lawsuit in Charleston last month naming Bonneau Chief Franco Fuda, Mayor Robert Wrenn, the town and the police department as defendants.

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