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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Heavy rains moving across South Carolina have left street flooding and scattered power outages. Duke Energy reported more than 2,500 customers without electricity Monday morning. Most of those were in Greenville County. Storms dumped up to 2 inches of rain across parts of the central and eastern parts of the state. Up to 6 inches of rain could fall in the eastern part of the state.

PICKENS, S.C. (AP) - A judge has denied bail for a 66-year-old man arrested on child sex charges. News outlets report that Tony Calhoun Fulmer is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a victim under 16 years old but more than 10 years old between September 2016 and January 2017. Pickens County Chief Deputy Creed W. Hashe says Fulmer was arrested Sunday morning.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said that 70-year-old Regina Ann Tague was found dead Sunday morning in her Moore home by her husband. She is the mother of Todd Kohlhepp, who is charged with four notorious slayings at a motorcycle store in 2003 and other more recent killings. The real-estate agent was arrested in November after a woman was found chained on his property.

WESTMINSTER, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina authorities say a driver has died after running off the road and rolling down an embankment. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller says the single-vehicle accident happened early Sunday on a highway in Westminster.

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