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Memories of USC students' escapades bring some smiles

The University of South Carolina continues to build on its successes on the football field with the Gamecocks surviving a hard-fought game last Saturday against the University of Georgia Bulldogs in a narrow 38-35 win. While the gridsters continue …

A look back at Hurricane Hugo: Day 1

The first time our son slept through the night was when Hurricane Hugo came to Sumter in September 1989. He was 12 weeks old. We lived in an old house on Hampton Avenue with a small butler's pantry in the middle, away from any windows. We put …
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Aug. 10, 2014

A LOOK AT GETTING AMERICA RUNNING In "How to Get America Moving Again," George Schultz - a former Secretary of Labor, the Treasury and State, and director of the Office of Management and Budget - writes in The Wall Street Journal that "the world …
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'Hope and change' just a memory now

As the American economy continues to tank during a dismal recovery fomented by the Obama administration's overbearing regulatory and taxation policies, some inconvenient truths are emerging that explain why the nation's recovery is the weakest since …

Our president is guilty of polarizing Congress

Our president is guilty of polarizing Congress Where the heck are you getting your facts from, Mr. Lloyd Young (Friday's Item)? During the eight years of the Bush administration, budget deficits totaled slightly less than $2.04 trillion. In …
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Editorial Roundup: Sept. 18, 2014

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Sun News of Myrtle Beach Sept. 16 group wants to invite local gold star mothers to program Blue Star Mothers of Coastal Carolina is asking for widespread public help in locating …
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