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

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - College students from West Africa can expect extra health screenings when they arrive to study in the United States. The CDC in Atlanta has issued no specific recommendations for colleges, but many administrators have made plans to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The former CEO of the Panama Canal Authority will visit the South Carolina Lowcountry. Alberto Alemán Zubieta is set to speak today to MBA students at the School of Business at the College of Charleston. He will discuss the $5.25 billion expansion of the canal and world trade.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The state is offering courtesy boat safety inspections during the Labor Day weekend at boat landings. The state Department of Natural Resources says boating and enforcement officers will perform quick inspections for required safety equipment and proper boat and motor registration.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina's best barbecue will be chosen during an annual festival at Myrtle Beach this weekend. The title will be awarded during the ninth annual Beach, Boogie and Barbecue Festival. The event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society.

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