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    Arts benefit the whole community

    The message from the consultants was clear: A new arts center in downtown Rock Hill that appeals only to the same old crowd of local patrons will fail. Those who want a new venue for the performing arts will have to focus on attracting not only people from throughout York County but also from Charlotte...

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    Mixed message on healthy food in schools

    Exemptions that allow South Carolina schools to sell junk food to students at in-house fundraisers counteracts whatever message the schools might be trying to send by serving healthier food in their cafeterias.

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    State must reduce domestic violence

    S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson has been front and center on the issue of domestic violence in recent days. We hope this and other efforts to shine a light on domestic violence will prompt the Legislature to enact tougher laws to address this serious problem.

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    Stop Ebola in West Africa

    The United States seems to be suffering from extreme exposure to Ebola – not to the virus itself but to the viral speculation about the danger it poses to Americans. It’s time to calm down.

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    Should Winthrop rename Tillman Hall?

    Changing the name of Tillman Hall would require surmounting significant legal hurdles but the effort might be worth considering in light of Tillman’s scurrilous racist history.

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    Winthrop marks 50th anniversary of integration

    Winthrop University’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the integration of the school serves not only as an occasion to look back but also one to look forward. In many respects, this history is still being written.

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    Keep danger of Ebola in perspective

    Ebola is a frightening disease, one that kills nearly half of those who contract it in a painful and horrifying manner. No one wants a breakout of the disease in the United States.Nonetheless, the situation seems to warrant concern, not panic. It also warrants a response that takes a variety of ...

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    Courthouse debate heating up

    More than cost must be considered when assessing whether to continue the renovation of the York County Courthouse.

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    Addressing the local homeless problem

    The Executive Inn on Anderson Road is a filthy flea bag that needs to be demolished. Unfortunately, that will displace about 50 people who have been living there who have few other options for shelter.

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    Supreme Court decision ends battle

    The same-sex marriage battle is over – at least in South Carolina and the 10 other states affected by Monday’s Supreme Court decision. The pledge by Gov. Nikki Haley and state Attorney General Alan Wilson to continue the fight against gay marriage is a hollow political ploy.

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