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Republican Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman greets the crowd as he arrives at the Skull Creek Boathouse on South Carolina's Hilton Head Island on Saturday, January 14, 2012. (Jonathan Dyer/The Island Packet/MCT)

Huntsman drops out of GOP race

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Former Utah governor and GOP candidate Jon Huntsman dropped out of the race for the republican presidential nomination on Monday after placing third in last week’s New Hampshire primary. Even before his drop, he acknowledged that expectations for him in South Carolina’s primary were “very low.” Word of the withdrawal came on the same day The […]

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Politics for teens

By Sarah Police Staff Writer It is a teacher’s most dreaded question: Why is this important? Teachers dread hearing the question, and if it does not come, they ponder what made the difference. Did they do something right? Throughout the nation, some high school students remain uninformed about the outside world. They find subjects that do not relate to them […]

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