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

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ATLANTIC BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley is scheduled to sit down with Atlantic Beach leaders today to discuss the motorcycle rally the governor says should be shut down following a rash of violence during this year's event. The Atlantic Beach Bikefest attracts thousands to the small seaside community every Memorial Day weekend.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An appeals court's decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The 2-1 ruling yesterday applies throughout the circuit that also includes West Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolinas, where the attorneys general split yesterday on what they'll do next.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Columbia is holding a series of meetings to get the public's input on plans to improve the city's transit needs. The first of four meetings is scheduled for today at the Eau Claire Print Building.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Fourth Circuit is based in Richmond, Virginia, and has appellate jurisdiction over district courts in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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