BC-SC–South Carolina Coverage Advisory, SC

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Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in South Carolina. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Carolinas News Editor Tim Rogers at 919-510-8937. or at tmrogers@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

UPCOMING TODAY:

RETIREMENT COMMISSION-BULLYING

COLUMBIA — The board that invests pension money for South Carolina workers is calling a special meeting to deal with bullying. The Retirement System Investment Commission is meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday in downtown Columbia to discuss a report on abusive bullying and improper communication with the commission’s staff. By Jeffrey Collins. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3:30 p.m.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

FLU VACCINES

CHARLESTON — South Carolinians who have health insurance are no longer eligible to get vaccinated against the flu at county health departments, according to a newspaper report. Flu shots are no longer available at county-level health departments across the state for patients covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private health insurance, Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Mark Plowden told the Post and Courier of Charleston (http://bit.ly/19mLupg ) Thursday. SENT: 200 words.

IN BRIEF:

SCHOOL BUS FIRE, TEACHER-CHILD PORN, DEPUTY-ASSAULT ARREST, HOMELESS MAN KILLED, PORT SECURITY, CIVIL RIGHTS EXHIBIT.

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