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...12th grade should learn about science. The update is part of the state's required periodic review of standards.Sen. Mike Fair of Green ville wanted to know why the words "natural selection" were added to standards on biological evolution. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-10/across-region
SC primary goes on after many disqualifications

...candidates to seek more than one seat.Republican Senate committee chairmen with tough primary battles include Sens. Mike Fair and Davis Thomas, both of Greenville County, and Sen. Ronnie Cromer of Prosperity, whose redrawn district encompasses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-11/sc-primary-goe
Thousands have no one to vote for in SC primary elections Tuesday

...allows candidates to seek more than one seat.GOP Senate committee chairmen with tough primary battles include Sens. Mike Fair and Davis Thomas, both of Greenville County, and Sen. Ronnie Cromer of Prosperity, whose redrawn district encompasses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-11/thousands-have-no-one-vo
Drug test proposal draws ire

...teachers randomly tested for drugs, but his intention might cause contention when the Legislature reconvenes. Sen. Mike Fair of Greenville says "testing for illicit drugs is a no-brainer," but some of his colleagues say Mr. Fair has lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/26/met_296971.shtml
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Senators look into Corrections complaints

...allegations of misconduct and mismanagement at the Department of Corrections. "This is going to be an open process," Sen. Mike Fair, R-Greenville, said. "It's going to be fair. It's going to be honest." Staff already have interviewed a dozen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/29/met_134066.shtml
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Senator revives legislation on teaching

...an easy sell when it comes to passing a law requiring public schools to teach alternatives to evolution. State Sen. Mike Fair has found little success so far but again is sponsoring legislation that he says would expand theories taught on origin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/18/met_458959.shtml
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Prison cases bring big billState's payouts pass $530,000

...staff at the state's prison agency during the past couple of years. The payouts were one of the reasons state Sen. Mike Fair, R-Greenville, and other legislators have called for hearings to review the Cabinet-level Department of Corrections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/12/met_131938.shtml
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Group says SC bills are anti-Muslim

...amount to anti-Muslim political pandering, and could affect religious traditions such as weddings and burials.Sen. Mike Fair and Rep. Wendy Nanney of Greenville insist their proposals are broad and could affect international child custody cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-27/group-says-sc-bills-are-anti
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Stimulus budget plan is delayed

...cuts for education, health care and other programs will leave "blood all over the floor." Senate Corrections Chairman Mike Fair, R-Greenville, is filing a bill this week that would release prisoners early as one cost savings. That bill would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/15/met_520511.shtml
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Prisons cash-strapped

...would require reshuffling prisoners and any savings would take months to realize.Senate Corrections Committee Chairman Mike Fair raised that highly unlikely alternative as one way for the cash-strapped prisons to avoid operating in the red the rest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-02-03/prisons-cash-strapped
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