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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said that 70-year-old Regina Ann Tague was found dead Sunday morning in her Moore home by her husband. She is the mother of Todd Kohlhepp, who is charged with four notorious slayings at a motorcycle store in 2003 and other more recent killings. The real-estate agent was arrested in November after a woman was found chained on his property.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Restrictions on beach shade tents may be spreading further around the Myrtle Beach area. Surfside Beach is considering whether to ban the canopy-like structures that are larger than your typical beach umbrella. Nearby Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach also have restrictions.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A theme park and a baseball team are changing their schedules because of heavy rain moving through the Carolinas. Carowinds theme park along the North and South Carolina state line near Charlotte announced on Twitter that it was closing at 1 p.m. Sunday due to the weather. The Charlotte Knights minor-league baseball team also postponed a game.

WESTMINSTER, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina authorities say a driver has died after running off the road and rolling down an embankment. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller says the single-vehicle accident happened early Sunday on a highway in Westminster.

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