If talk of reforming Columbia’s business license fee policy turns into action, big businesses could benefit inordinately compared to smaller businesses, critics say, while the city risks losing some $9 million annually in income.
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Five 2016 presidential prospects were supposed to highlight the S.C. Republican Convention on Saturday, but Gov. Nikki Haley grabbed the spotlight to showcase her heated fight against lawmakers in her own party.
A rift between Lexington lawyers and a former consultant involving a prominent burn treatment center exposes an unusual arrangement in the multi-million dollar business of suing companies over defective products.