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'Leave those good food service folks be'

Before my career in journalism, I worked in food service for 14 years, and, in that time, I learned a few things about modern human behavior. Customers are now endowed with a set of rights and a sense of entitlement that is becoming increasingly …

In his own words

One of the most effective political ads of the season features women repeating the many derogatory statements Donald Trump has made about the fairer sex. No editorial comment is needed when a candidate's own words stand alone to expose his flaws …
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Not doing enough about Trump, worrying too much about gender

In “If Not Trump, What?” David Brooks writes that “Donald Trump now looks set to be the Republican presidential nominee. So for those of us appalled by this prospect — what …
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Writer receives 'excellent' care at Palmetto Health Tuomey

Writer receives 'excellent' care at Palmetto Health Tuomey I recently had an unfortunate accident but had the good fortune to be cared for by an excellent team of dedicated professionals at Palmetto Health Tuomey. EMS arrived at our house …

Letter proves example of bigger problem

This is concerning the letter to the editor on April 27, "Constituent encounters problem reaching senator about bill." If I understand the problem, it seems that the person writing is responsible for …
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Cuba trip reveals Obama's ineffectual deal-making

While a grinning President Obama took a victory lap through the streets of Havana on Sunday to bask in the cheers of Cubans after proclaiming the beginning of "normalizing" relations with a country where World War III almost began in 1962, an …

Let's take a good look at litter in Sumter

There's been more than enough trash-talking in the Democrat and Republican primaries so it's time to take a breather and consider what to do about another form of trash: The litter that graces most of the roadsides of Sumter County. The roads …
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Friday, March 25, 2016

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The State March 23 House needs to correct flaws Gov. Nikki Haley may be right to worry that we won't get a roads bill if the House changes the flawed Senate bill. The Senate has become …
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