Included in the evening’s final newscast:
— West Nile Virus was discovered in a dead bird found in downtown Columbia
— The state probation agency is expanding a program that it hopes will reduce the overworked caseloads of its agents.
— The director of South Carolina’s ethics agency says Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant can continue raising money for a nonexistent race.
— A sword which once belonged to the first all-black Civil War regiment’s commanding officer has been found in a Boston attic.