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January 21, 2014 9:00 PM

Editorial: SC job numbers often not what they seem

WHEN MARK Sanford was running for governor, he loved to criticize then-Gov. Jim Hodges’ jobs numbers. Those aren’t actual jobs, he would say; they’re job announcements. When I become governor, he said, I’m going to come up with new metrics to measure how well I and my Commerce Department are doing.

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