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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press

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(AP) - Boeing says final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina. The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport it from North Charleston to a facility in Washington state.

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Santee Cooper has removed 42,000 tons of coal ash from ash lagoons at its old Grainger Generating Station near Conway. The Southern Environmental Law Center says the information is contained in a report released this week.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina officials are looking for a person they say tried to use a drone to sneak cellphones and other contraband into a maximum-security prison. Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said Wednesday that officials found a crashed drone in bushes outside Lee Correctional Institution earlier this year.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The AAA Carolinas' list of South Carolinas' top substandard bridges is again led by six bridges on Interstate 26, all of them originally built at least a half century ago. The Charlotte, North Carolina, motor club released Wednesday its list of the top 20 substandard bridges in the state.

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