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

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State officials will reveal today whether South Carolina's unemployment rate is continuing to fall. The Department of Employment and Workforce is expected to release the state's jobless rate for March.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State economic advisers say their tax collection projections for South Carolina are on target. The Board of Economic Advisors made no changes yesterday in its revenue projections. That means the Senate Finance Committee gets no additional money to spend as members craft their state budget proposal for the fiscal year starting July 1.

CHESTERFIELD, S.C. (AP) - The former sheriff of Chesterfield County has been found guilty after prosecutors accused him of giving away guns from his department without filing proper paperwork and allowing untrained people to act as deputies. The jury in the trial of Sam Parker returned its verdict yesterday.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in Ohio are preparing to resume the search for two missing men in western Lake Erie following the discovery of the bodies of a woman and a teenage girl. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office has identified the victims as 33-year-old Amy Santus of Perrysburg near Toledo and 16-year-old Paige Widmer of Leesville, S.C.

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