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

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state parks are experiencing record attendance and generating record revenues. And the chief of the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism says the parks are well on their well to paying for themselves. Duane Parrish says park revenues have increased $4 million over four years.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A third day of oppressive heat is forecast along the South Carolina coast. Just as on Thursday and yesterday, temperatures are expected to climb into the upper 90s today along the coast and in the Pee Dee. Forecasters warned people to wear light clothing, drink a lot of liquids and stay out of the direct sun.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Deputies in Spartanburg County have arrested a man in connection with an assault on three women in different locations one week ago. Reports say 20-year-old Romel Alexander Alfaro is charged with first-degree assault and battery. He was arrested at home on yesterday.

MECHANICSVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Darlington County authorities say a burglary suspect was shot to death, and three others were hurt after a break-in at a home. Reports say two men broke into the home yesterday, assaulted two women and hit a boy in the head with a gun.

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