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    Our leaders fail to find fix for roads

    South Carolina has the most dangerous rural roads in the nation and state lawmakers don’t have the collective political will to do anything about it.

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    Investigation of Harrell will go forward

    The unanimous decision by the S.C. Supreme Court that state Attorney General Alan Wilson was justified in investigating House Speaker Bobby Harrell is reassuring. A ruling against Wilson might have dangerously limited the authority of his office.

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    Let libraries maintain control

    A library used to be a refuge of peace and quiet where patrons could study, peruse stacks of books or just sit and read a magazine. That’s not always the case anymore.

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    Zais’ move to kill Common Core is misguided

    State schools Superintendent Mick Zais’ high-handed directive to purge anything related to Common Core from the state’s K-12 education standards could put South Carolina students at a disadvantage for years to come.

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    Target bars customers who are carrying guns

    The decision by retailing giant Target to ask customers to leave their guns at home makes a significant statement. It indicates that Target officials are more concerned about losing customers who don’t want to shop next to people toting guns than they are about the ire of gun-rights activists...

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    Editorial: Go after sources of polluted sea water

    Permanent signs warning of potential pollution of sea water along South Carolina beaches are a good idea. But they should be backed up with media advisories and other warnings when pollution rises to dangerous levels.

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    Scooters can be dangerous way to get around

    The news regarding highway safety in South Carolina is mostly good – with one notable exception: Fatalities involving mopeds or similar scooters are way up.

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    Few hindered by state’s voter ID law

    South Carolina’s voter ID law is working well, according to state Election Commission officials. But, thankfully, it’s working well because it’s not working as its legislative sponsors intended it to.

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    Haley should reveal her road plan now

    In South Carolina last week, Gov. Nikki Haley said that she has a plan to pay for road and bridge work – but she intends to keep it a secret until January, assuming, of course, that she is reelected in November.

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    Stop Ravenel before he runs again

    Thomas Ravenel, reality TV star, apparently is looking for another real-life role: U.S. senator. His candidacy should be relegated to the Fantasy Channel.

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