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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) - A 1-day-old infant was legally abandoned at Lexington Medical Center this week. The Department of Social Services says it has custody of a healthy, 7-pound, white baby boy. The case falls under "Daniel's Law," which allows parents to safely abandon infants up to a month old without punishment.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery during a traffic stop last June has been fired. Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies. Montgomery spent a night in jail after Salter clocked him going 89 mph in a 55 mph zone.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - House members return to Columbia next week to take up two of Gov. Haley's vetoes. The chamber will decide whether to override vetoes left over from the session that ended in June. One bill is intended to help public libraries keep out disrupters. The other is a local bill allowing a tax hike for firefighting in coastal Murrell's Inlet and Garden City.

LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) - Lancaster County sheriff's deputies are investigating a series of break-ins at 10 churches. Some unusual items have been taken, including the burner from a stove, food, motor oil and a water hose. No arrests have been made.

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