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    Roddey for Chester County supervisor

    While we believe that Chester County could benefit from an infusion of new blood, a different approach to running the county and fresh ideas. But Stuart, we think, fails to make a strong enough case that he is the one to replace Roddey.

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    Raye Felder for District 26 House seat

    Aside from the attributes she brings to the job, Felder is the only reasonable choice in this race because of her opponent’s lack of qualifications and his unrealistic platform. Among his stated goals if elected are the elimination of the state income tax, the legalization of marijuana and...

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    York County Council District 3 race

    York County voters are fortunate to have two well qualified candidates for the District 3 seat on the County Council. Robert Winkler defeated incumbent Joe Cox in the Republican primary. Steve Love was unopposed in the Democratic primary.

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    Norman for S.C. House District 48

    The choice was easy in this case. Norman’s Democratic opponent is a phantom.

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    Premiums for Obamacare rise only slightly

    Here’s one less thing to worry about: skyrocketing health insurance premiums on the federal marketplace.

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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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