America’s predictable pension crisis

Some American disasters come as bolts from the blue — the stock market crash of October 1929, Pearl Harbor, the designated hitter, 9/11. Others are predictable because they arise from arithmetic that is neither hidden nor arcane. Now comes the tsunami of pension problems that will wash over many cities and states.

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Man found dead in Lexington County home

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department said 67-year-old Robert John Kobylak was found dead in his Gaston home Monday night. Kobylak's vehicle, a 2006 Toyota Corolla, was missing from the home on Shadow Dale Drive.
Man found dead in Lexington County home 1:05

Man found dead in Lexington County home

SC State Fair's Gary Goodman talks about 'Meet your momma at the Rocket' 1:28

SC State Fair's Gary Goodman talks about 'Meet your momma at the Rocket'

Deshaun Watson speaks after accepting the Davey O'Brien Award for best QB in the country 1:04

Deshaun Watson speaks after accepting the Davey O'Brien Award for best QB in the country

Deshaun Watson accepts the Davey O'Brien Award for nation's best QB 1:04

Deshaun Watson accepts the Davey O'Brien Award for nation's best QB