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Twenty Democratic attorneys general have voiced their support for a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s new abortion law, which requires doctors to do an ultrasound to check for a so-called “fetal heartbeat.” If cardiac activity is detected, an abortion can only be performed in limited circumstances. More: Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post 

In other headlines:

DHEC reports 2,198 new cases, 50 deaths; 12.9% positive. South Carolina health officials reported 3,466 total cases of COVID-19 Sept. 9, with 2,198 confirmed. A total of 55 new deaths, with 50 confirmed, were also reported Thursday. More: Charleston City Paper, The Post and Courier, WCSC TV

Dorchester food distribution lines run dry as schools go virtual. An announcement that Dorchester District 2 would be offering breakfast and lunch to students while the district is virtual until next Thursday brought hope, but the delivery left many wanting. More: WCSC TV

Travelers name Charleston America’s top travel destination 9 years running. The Holy City again topped a survey of travelers in a survey of the best cities for visitors. More: WCSC TV

North Charleston police test new deescalation training simulator. Members of the North Charleston Police Department and City Council got a first-hand look at a new police simulator. More: WCSC TV

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