Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is in and former Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is out of Fox News’ Republican debate Thursday night in Cleveland, officials with the network said Tuesday, resolving the mystery of which lower-polling candidates will make the cut for the first debate of the 2016 presidential contest.
THE BAD NEWS IS THAT COLUMBIA taxpayers have to pony up $1.65 million — plus potentially $2.9 million more in interest, plus all the money the city paid trying to defend itself over the past decade — for work on a hotel that never got built. The good news is that the hotel never got built.