Haley, Sheheen meet in Spartanburg debate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Republican Nikki Haley and Democrat Vincent Sheheen are set for the first of three debates in the South Carolina gubernatorial race.

Tuesday evening's debate in Spartanburg is the first of three set for the final two weeks of the campaign. The other debates are set for Columbia on Monday and in Florence on Oct. 26.

The most recent poll by Winthrop University shows Haley favored by 46 percent of those questioned. Sheheen was the choice of 37 percent of those interviewed in the poll.

The debate will be broadcast live on Live 5 Plus and online at Live5News.com, beginning at 7 p.m.

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