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Gowdy wants Clinton’s email server

The South Carolinian who chairs the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks has asked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her personal email server to a “neutral, detached and independent” third party for “immediate inspection and review.”

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Report: Poor children lag behind despite 4K

A new study of South Carolina’s free 4-year-old kindergarten program for poor children has some education advocates questioning whether the decade-old, $65 million-a-year intervention is succeeding. While poor children in poor districts fare better academically when they go to 4K, their chances of passing state assessments remain consistently lower than all students statewide, advocates say.

Emergency crew rushes to help SC Rep. after collapse

Emergency crew rushed in and wheeled out Jimmy Bales, D-Richland House representative, who collapsed inside the State House during a floor discussion on opioids. Bales recently survived a dramatic car crash where his car overturned three times.
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