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Straight Talk: 04/10/15 Ralph Norman

State Representative Ralph Norman joins Manning Kimmel on Straight Talk. Norman explains why the governor should veto non-essential budget items to allow more money to be spent on road maintenance. He also discusses why he supports a Legislative Audit Council review of Winthrop University’s finances. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-04-10.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Citizens committee kicks off campaign to support bond referendum

Supporters of the $110 million bond referendum that will be decided May 5 by voters in the Rock Hill School District kicked off their public information campaign today. The plan would not result in any tax increase. Rick Jiran, who chairs the board of the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, says businesses have been […]

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Man with Satan tattoo sentenced to life in prison for murder

David Pate, a Lancaster man with “Satan” tattooed on his face and a split pierced tongue, was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder this morning in court. Prosecutors say Pate killed Rickey James in October 2013 and buried his body in the woods. Investigators say DNA tests led to the murder […]

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Straight Talk: 04/09/15 Joel Hamilton

Attorney Joel Hamilton with Schiller and Hamilton LLC in Rock Hill joins Andrew Kiel on Straight Talk. Hamilton discusses the dangers of texting and driving and other forms of distracted driving. He also talks about how the Affordable Care Act has affected his law practice. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-04-09.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Closeup: 04/09/15 Sharyn Lewis and Kristy Spears

Sharyn Lewis and Kristy Spears join Patti Mercer on Closeup Fort Mill Tega Cay. They discuss why voters in the Fort Mill School District should approve a $226 million bond referendum that will be on the ballot May 5. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/CU-2015-04-09.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Straight Talk: 04/08/15 Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson, the author of 18 children’s books, including one about the Friendship 9, joins Manning Kimmel on Straight Talk. Johnson previews the upcoming final three performances in York County of a musical based on her Friendship 9 book. Johnson says she’s also working on incorporating the Friendship 9 into school curricula. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/ST-2015-04-08.mp3 Podcast: Play […]

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Decision on Winthrop audit request could come next week

The director of the South Carolina Legislative Audit Council says the request for an audit of finances at Winthrop University is on the council’s agenda for its meeting Thursday, April 16. However, Earle Powell says that does not mean the council will decide during that meeting whether or not to authorize that audit. Powell says […]

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