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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Legislators have approved a compromise that could fund $800 million in road and bridge work. Both the House and Senate approved the infrastructure agreement yesterday that is considered essential for approval of the overall budget.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's financial oversight board has approved borrowing $120 million for Boeing Co.'s expansion plans in North Charleston. The Budget and Control Board's vote yesterday provided the framework for incentives the Legislature approved in April. Boeing announced plans in April to spend an additional $1 billion in North Charleston and hire 2,000 more people.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A change of command ceremony will welcome Lt. Col. Michael Standish as the new leader of the Army Recruiting Battalion based in South Carolina. The ceremony today at Fort Jackson also is meant as a farewell to commander Lt. Col. Christopher Forsythe, who leaves for a post at the National Defense University in the District of Columbia.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Federal authorities are discussing their investigation into the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in South Carolina. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles is gathering with officials from the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for a news conference today in Columbia.
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