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

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WASHINGTON (AP) - There are questions this morning about the arrest of a South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive who allegedly tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag. U.S. Capitol Police say 59-year-old Ronald William Prestage (PRESS'-tij) of Camden, South Carolina, was arrested as he tried to enter the Cannon Building yesterday. Prestage is charged with carrying a pistol without a license.

HOLLY HILL, S.C. (AP) - Orangeburg County officials have identified a body found off Interstate 95 near Holly Hill earlier this month. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell says the remains found July 8 were those of 26-year-old Adelso Corado Barrientos of North Charleston.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Charleston is again bestowing awards on craftsman and artisans for their locally made products. The second annual 100 Percent Made in Charleston Awards ceremony is scheduled today at Charleston's popular City Market. Mayor Joe Riley will be handing out the awards, which recognize locally produced handcrafted products available at the Market.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina environmental regulators are planning to hold a public meeting to talk about new federal regulations for power plants. The Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting an information session at the agency's headquarters today in downtown Columbia.

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