LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) - An independent online South Carolina journalist has avoided jail time for refusing to name sources who gave him information related to a legislative corruption probe. A judge ruled Monday that he won't hold Will Folks of fitsnews.com in contempt for rejecting demands that he reveal who gave him information and may defend himself as a journalist.
(AP) - A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. Defense Department is working around the clock to deliver humanitarian assistance to storm-stricken Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning, said Monday that the Navy's USS Kearsarge has ferried Marine and Navy teams in to clear main roads and a key airfield so that relief can be flown in.
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Volvo Cars says it will invest an additional $520 million in its South Carolina plant under construction, adding nearly 2,000 more jobs and putting the production of another vehicle in the factory. Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday that the Swedish automaker will also add sales offices, a training facility and research and development center to the Berkeley County site, just off Interstate 26 about 30 miles northwest of the port in Charleston.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's top prosecutor has also asked for state investigators to look into possible criminal violations with the utilities involved in an abandoned a multibillion-dollar nuclear power construction project. Attorney General Alan Wilson sent a letter Friday asking the State Law Enforcement Division to assign agents to the case and report to one of his prosecutors. The letter does not specify which laws Wilson thought might have been broken
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