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Don’t fall prey to ‘hurricane amnesia’

Although its start has been rather tame so far, this year’s hurricane season because of the population shift to coastal areas and climate change could potentially be quite serious and costly in property damage and lives.

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To stay healthy, how clean is too clean?

In the last century, increased sanitation led to dramatic improvements in public health, including decreased transmission of infectious organisms, but now we may be approaching a generation that is too clean for its own good.

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Lots to learn from another age of discovery

We can draw lessons from the period 1450 to 1550, known as the Age of Discovery when the world made a series of great leaps forward, propelled by da Vinci, Michelangelo, Copernicus and Columbus, that produced the Renaissance and reshaped science, education, manufacturing, communications, politics and geopolitics.

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Don’t close nuclear plant

Some environmentalists are thrilled at Tuesday’s announcement of the planned closing of California’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. They might want to reconsider: Fighting climate change requires more nuclear power, not less.

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‘Dump Trump’ plan gets weird

How desperate is the Republican Party? This desperate: Political strategists are concocting schemes to preserve their congressional majorities that they know would concede the presidential contest to Hillary Clinton.

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Help the refugees

The 35,000 children who reached Sweden in 2015 often arrived traumatized by violence or sexual abuse at the hands of the Islamic State or during their journeys from Syria, Iraq and Africa.

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A powerful message of inclusion

With plain, piercing words, Bishop Robert Lynch of the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg has taken a morally bold stand in honoring the lives of the victims in the Orlando nightclub massacre.

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Why I was wrong about welfare reform

Recent research finds that because of welfare reform, roughly 3 million American children live in households with incomes of less than $2 per person per day, a global metric of extreme poverty.

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Winthrop University welcomes freshmen to Rock Hill at orientation

Incoming freshmen at Winthrop University spent two days on campus learning about life at college and acclimating themselves to the Rock Hill school during orientation. Students stayed overnight in residence halls, attended sessions about majors, registered for classes and participated in activities geared to meeting other students.
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Winthrop University welcomes freshmen to Rock Hill at orientation

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Cancer survivor Myra Ansell

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Chester County lawmen launch DUI task force with state grant

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York County father leaves kids in truck for hours