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

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LITTLE RIVER, S.C. (AP) - One of two casino boats operating out of Little River has stopped operations. SunCruz Casino stopped its operations Monday. SunCruz took passengers into international waters to gamble. SunCruz has said it employed about 200 people.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Richland County sheriff's deputies say a man has been arrested after he hit two cars and crashed into a tree after a chase. A spokesman says deputies say the man make a drug transaction around noon Tuesday. He says the man drove away when deputies tried to stop him.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Six same-sex couples are going to ask the Greenville County Probate Court for marriage licenses. The couples expect to be turned down today because South Carolina's ban on gay marriage still stands. The couples are part of Campaign for Southern Equality's "We Do" campaign.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The campaign that targets people who are leaving or entering apartments is about to begin in Charleston. Operation Move Out centers on the large number of students and others who are moving out of or into apartments on Aug. 1. In the past, people moving resulted in big piles of trash along the city's streets.

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