Author: Associated Press

3 family members shot in apparent break-in

CHERRYVALE, S.C. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating after three South Carolina family members were shot when someone broke into their mobile home. The Sumter Item reports a man, a woman and a 7-year-old girl were shot during the Friday night break-in. A younger boy who was at home was not injured. Sumter County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Adrienne Sarvis says deputies are…

Senate panel to discuss reducing number of USC trustees

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _ A group of state senators is meeting this week to discuss a bill that would cut the number of trustees overseeing the University of South Carolina by nearly half to 11. The bill was introduced in April and will likely get even more attention after trustees were nearly split on hiring retired Army Gen. Bob Caslen…

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

ByJOSH BOAK AND JONATHAN LEMIRE, ASSOCIATED PRESS

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation’s strong growth and low unemployment rate. But privately, Trump is growing increasingly worried the economy won’t look so good come Election Day. The financial markets signaled the possibility of a U.S. recession this week,…