News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

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

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - It's going to be dangerously hot in eastern South Carolina.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the southeastern part of the state from noon until 7 o'clock tonight.

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) - No one was hurt when an empty school bus caught fire in Goose Creek.

Goose Creek Rural Fire Chief Michael Haines says the fire was reported about 5:30 yesterday afternoon. Berkeley County school officials have not determined what started the fire.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Five political science experts and scholars are slated to appear at the University of South Carolina to discuss the upcoming fall elections. The race between incumbent Gov. Nikki Haley and challenger Sen. Vincent Sheheen highlights the talk from 7 to 9 o'clock tonight at the Capstone House.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A deputy Lexington County coroner has been charged with driving under the influence and open container. West Columbia police say they found Deputy Coroner Barry Wright sleeping in a county-owned SUV in the middle of the road Tuesday afternoon.

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