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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First grader wins contest to name Kershaw County's new police K-9

The Kershaw County Sheriff's purchased a new drug K-9 and held a contest among elementary school students to decide on a name for the dog. A Jackson School student won.
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First grader wins contest to name Kershaw County's new police K-9 1:41

First grader wins contest to name Kershaw County's new police K-9

Solar Facilities are increasing in South Carolina 1:15

Solar Facilities are increasing in South Carolina

Man found dead in Lexington County home 1:05

Man found dead in Lexington County home

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'

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