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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 Republican ad attacking Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen's work as a defense attorney has prompted the South Carolina Bar Association to fight back. The bar association calls the ad an unfair smear of the legal profession that has no place in the governor's race. Sheheen and Gov. Nikki Haley are in a rematch this November.

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - The processing of jellyfish - which are considered a delicacy in parts of Asia - is on temporary hold along the South Carolina coast. Officials say they are waiting for the results of tests over concerns that jellyfish processing operations are causing water pollution.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Two wolf pups born earlier this month in South Carolina have been named for comedian Stephen Colbert and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. The managers at the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in Charleston County say the pups are expected to go on public display in several weeks.

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Troubled NASCAR team Swan Racing has found a home for driver Cole Whitt and is keeping Parker Kligerman under contract. The two-car team faced an uncertain future because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship. Minority owner Anthony Marlowe merged his ownership of the No. 26 team in BK Racing.

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