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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How the flood of 2015 changed the lives of children in Columbia

17 people died in the October 2015 South Carolina flood. Hundreds of families were displaced while their homes were torn down and rebuilt after being flooded or inundated with mold in the wake of the storm. University of South Carolina professor Patrice Franz Penney explains how the traumatic events of the storm affected children 1 year later.
How the flood of 2015 changed the lives of children in Columbia 3:08

How the flood of 2015 changed the lives of children in Columbia

Columbia police surprise Five Points Chick-fil-A customers 1:27

Columbia police surprise Five Points Chick-fil-A customers

Family wants closure a year after 2015 flood death 2:35

Family wants closure a year after 2015 flood death

The Kingsman Que and Brew in Lexington 0:33

The Kingsman Que and Brew in Lexington