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The decision regarding which health care group should be allowed to build and run a new Fort Mill hospital was destined to please some, dismay others, no matter which of the three applicants was chosen. Now it’s time to proceed with the process so that construction can begin.
Yes, we know that replacing the dollar bill with a dollar coin would make good economic sense. But Americans have made it abundantly clear that they don’t like the coins, whether they feature the visage of Sacajawea or Susan B. Anthony.
Big oil spills have serious consequences for those who cause them. That is the message from the ongoing case against oil giant BP regarding the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 workers and led to the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history.
South Carolina needs to develop a fair and effective way to evaluate teacher performance in the near future. We agree with critics who say that the new system should entail something more nuanced than handing out letter grades to teachers.
A new fire training center for York County will help improve fire protection throughout the county. The center is a better choice than spending $3.1 million in bond money for new fire substations in rural areas.
Most South Carolinians no doubt have heard of identity theft. More than a few have had their computers hacked or their credit card information stolen.
We wonder if those congressional lawmakers complaining about governmental “food nannies” are aware that the nation is in the middle of a growing obesity epidemic.
South Carolina’s perennially high ranking in the rate of violence committed by men against women testifies to the difficulty of dealing with this pernicious problem.
If you are not already registered, you must sign up by Oct. 6 to cast a ballot in this year’s elections.