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News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EST

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina school district has sued an insurance brokerage and several insurance companies, saying the district was sold excessive policies and charged too much. The Berkeley County School District sued in U.S. District Court asking for more than $42 million from its former chief financial officer, two men at the Charlotte brokerage and several insurance companies.

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) - A home furnishings manufacturer in South Carolina is expanding and will add 60 new jobs. Home Fashions International has announced it will spend more than $5 million to expand its operations in Gaffney. The company makes comforter sets, decorative pillows, drapes and outdoor cushions.

ANDREWS, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a burglary at a convenience store. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports that 38-year-old Sharon Levi McCray entered the plea Wednesday to second-degree burglary.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A man has been found shot to death in the front yard of his South Carolina home. Richland County sheriff's deputies were called to a home northeast of Columbia around 2 a.m. Friday. Officers found an 18-year-old man dead in the front yard. His name has not been released. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. No arrests have been reported.

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