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A nice column about Trump

WASHINGTON - When my syndicate editor told me a few clients had been asking, Don't you have anyone over there who can write something positive about Donald Trump?, I thought, well, that could be fun. But hard. Then, as if the Muses and Fates …

One child at a time; neighborhood adventures

An inspirational story we reported this past week was Konstantin Vengerowsky's piece on the AmeriCorps Program that is helping students struggling with literacy. You can find it here: http://bit.ly/2bChs8S. According to our story, "The program's …
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Notable & Quotable: Thursday, Aug. 25

From an Aug. 19 statement by Sen. John McCain on the death the previous day of U.S. Gen. John Vessey: He came up through the ranks. A private in the Minnesota National Guard in 1939, he fought in North Africa and Italy in World War II. …
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Trump's rhetoric will change tomorrow if it suits him

Answer me some questions about this election. Do you want a president who says he's a great businessman but will not show his tax returns? Would they show he has debt owed to people in …

U.S. travelers in danger of capture overseas

The payment of $400 million to Iran didn't have anything to do with the releasing of hostages, according to the White House and Democratic leaders. And then, the Justice Department announces that, yes, indeed, the money was in fact part of the plan …
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Police commended for unity efforts

Sumter's law enforcement leadership should be congratulated for its recent community relations efforts in strengthening ties to all citizens. A Thursday forum at the Sumter Opera House kicked off the initiative led by Sumter Police Chief Russell …

Trump saves GOP from itself

In The Sumter Item's Friday NOTABLE & QUOTABLE column, far-left New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, eschewing any pretense of balance and objectivity, brayed that he hoped "Hillary Clinton wins all 50 states and the Democrats take the …
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Editorial Roundup: Aug. 23, 2016

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Aug. 17 The Post and Courier Affordable Care Act fails in its basic promise The Affordable Care Act's title conveys a false promise. Its predictable failure to fulfill that pledge was …
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