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

S.C. State Fair manager Gary Goodman talks about the fairgrounds' iconic rocket in August of 2015. The rocket's name is "Columbia," and it was a missile that was used in Turkey and Italy before the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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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'

Man found dead in Lexington County home 1:05

Man found dead in Lexington County home

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

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