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Clock ticking on roads

Tick ... tick tick tick ... That's the sound of time running out as only eight legislative days remain before the S.C. general assembly adjourns for the year. Twisting slowly in the wind is a roads repair bill that if passed would go a long way …

Bab(i)es on campus

Trigger warning: This column will include discussion of ideas that may conflict with your own. WASHINGTON - Those accustomed to reading or listening only to liberal commentators may not be aware of "trigger warnings" and "safe zones" on college …
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

In Sunday's Sumter Item, staff writer Konstantin Vengerowsky tells the remarkable story of the late James Donovan. His daughter, Mary Ellen Fuller, is a Brooklyn native who now lives in Alcolu. Read it online at www.theitem.com. It's not every …
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Diversity is America's strength

diversity is America's strength Many people have experienced reading something that's completely ridiculous. After reading the commentary by Mr. Walter Williams in The Sumter Item on May 13, I could only shake my head. Nevertheless, this is not …

Protestors may have been mislabeled 'thugs'

The label "thug" has been assigned to those who burned buildings and automobiles and vandalized and looted stores. While I do not condone any of these assaults on property, I detest, far more, acts of neglect toward human beings. I am also …
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Editorial Roundup: Friday, May 15, 2015

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg May 13 Volvo holds big potential for Times and Democrat Region The Times and Democrat region may not be home to Volvo Car Corp.'s new …
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