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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A prosecutor has cleared four South Carolina sheriff's deputies in the shooting death of a man following a chase last November. Greenville prosecutor Walt Wilkins made the decision after reviewing a State Law Enforcement Division investigation of the shooting of 27-year-old Jacob McCarty of Landrum. Deputies said he pulled a gun on them after the chase and refused to put it down.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Officials have released the name of a man who was shot to death earlier this week in South Carolina. The Charleston County Coroner's office said 19-year-old De'Andre Gregg of Charleston died Monday night at a hospital. Police think the shooting followed a fight. No arrests have been made.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's state-owned utility says it will pay millions per year to preserve equipment and parts at an abandoned nuclear reactor site. Santee Cooper's acting board chairman told Gov. Henry McMaster in a letter on Wednesday that it expects to pay about $16 million annually to ensure that the two unfinished reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station aren't ruined, according to local media reports.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's public health agency on Thursday refused to release details concerning a profanity-laced message posted from its official Twitter account criticizing President Donald Trump in the wake of last week's school shooting that left 17 dead in Florida. A tweet posted at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday from the Department of Health and Environmental Control's official account called Trump a "tool," modified by an expletive and had #ParklandStudentsSpeak attached.

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