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National Night Out: Almost 70 South Carolina communities schedule events to deter crime


CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Almost 70 communities across South Carolina are participating in National Night Out, an annual event focused on increasing crime and drug prevention awareness.

Across the state, the nation and around the world, parties, festivals, parades cookouts and other events are being held on Tuesday to strengthen the ties between law enforcement and local communities in efforts to combat crime.

An estimated 10,000 communities and military bases worldwide are expected to participate in the 32nd Annual National Night Out.

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