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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - After a two-week sprint, South Carolina's runoff elections are almost here. Voters will have two statewide races on the Republican ballot. Gov. Henry McMaster and businessman John Warren face off as McMaster tries to win a full term. Attorney General Alan Wilson faces state Rep. Todd Atwater. Both Democrats and Republicans will choose nominees to replace U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy in the Upstate 4th Congressional District.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A businessman challenging South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster for the Republican gubernatorial nomination has been spending the final days before the runoff crisscrossing the state. Greenville businessman John Warren is making stops in Simpsonville, Daniel Island, West Columbia, Rock Hill and on Hilton Head Island on Monday, a day before voters go to the polls to pick their GOP nominee.

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - As he fights for his political life, Gov. Henry McMaster could be getting a big boost on Monday as the two-week sprint to South Carolina's primary runoff comes to an end. In the final full day of campaigning, President Donald Trump is making a trip to West Columbia to campaign for McMaster's bid for a first full term in office. The presidential visit comes just hours before voters decide if they want McMaster or businessman John Warren as their GOP nominee for governor.

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) - The state-owned utility is asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to resolve a dispute with electric cooperatives. Santee Cooper asked the Supreme Court on Monday to determine whether the electric cooperatives must pay their share for a failed nuclear project. The cooperatives have sued, saying they should only pay for plants that produce electricity they sell to their customers.

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