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

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ATLANTIC BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley is set to meet Tuesday with officials in Atlantic Beach to talk about an annual motorcycle rally she thinks should be shut down in the wake of several shootings. Organizers say they have no plans to cancel the beach bikefest held every Memorial Day weekend, though they're willing to discuss extra security.

SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, S.C. (AP) - Federal officials say they've gotten enough funding to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward despite years of delays and hefty budget overruns. Construction began in 2007 on the mixed-oxide fuel plant, known as MOX, which is intended to turn nuclear weapons into reactor fuel.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State Attorney General Alan Wilson says through an aide that he will continue to defend South Carolina's interests against a lawsuit over its ban on gay marriage. That word comes after a decision by a federal appeals court that found a similar gay marriage ban in Virginia is unconstitutional.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A closed hazardous waste landfill near Lake Marion will soon have a new manager. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control and Kestrel Horizons issued a joint statement Monday about the company's resignation as the site's trustee.

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