Donald Trump’s rise reflects America’s decay

About 90 percent of presidential votes will be cast for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, refuting the theory that this is a center-right country. At the risk of taking Trump’s words more seriously than he does, on some matters he is to Clinton’s left regarding big government powered by an unbridled presidency.

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Sandstorm the soundtrack to Gamecock athletics history

The State correspondent Carson Mason reviews some historic moments with the high-energy tune "Sandstorm" and University of South Carolina athletics.
Matt Walsh mwalsh@thestate.com
Sandstorm the soundtrack to Gamecock athletics history 1:54

Sandstorm the soundtrack to Gamecock athletics history

Poets add motion during Blank Page Poetry reading 1:32

Poets add motion during Blank Page Poetry reading

Dr. David Tonkin on the side effects of prescribing 'deadly medications' 1:38

Dr. David Tonkin on the side effects of prescribing 'deadly medications'

Where are we now one year after the flood 1:00

Where are we now one year after the flood

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