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

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - The Spartanburg County coroner says a Broome High School student who collapsed on the track and died may have had a heart-related issue. The coroner says a microscopic analysis will have to be performed before he can provide a more definitive cause for the death of 14-year-old Chaquantei Qualiq Fowler of Cowpens.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation has just signed a contract for the biggest road project in the state in more than a decade. Transportation officials say they awarded the $231 million contract to improve the interchange of Interstates 85 and 385 in Greenville to Flatiron-Zachry Joint Venture.

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Habitat for Humanity is celebrating the completion of its 120th house in Horry County. The new home near Conway is being dedicated today.

CAYCE, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Electric & Gas is moving ahead with plans to put two solar farms in the Lowcountry and the Midlands. The utility is seeking requests for proposals to put solar arrays at sites in North Charleston as well as adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Cayce.

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