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    Students are headed back to school

    In the event you haven’t noticed buses full of children on the roads, a new school year has begun. Thousands of children in Fort Mill and Lancaster and Chester counties headed back to school Monday.

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    Medicaid could have covered dental problems

    The recent dental clinic in Rock Hill was a moving example of the spirit of love and charity toward people in need, many of them also in pain. It is dismaying to think, however, how much more suffering could have been eased if the state had elected to extend Medicaid coverage and provided dental...

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    Kids study should bring a call to action in SC

    This week, The Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annual “Kids Count” study, ranking states overall in child well-being, but also looking below the surface at the reasons for the rankings.

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    S.C. finally welcomes solar power

    While many other states have embraced solar power as a clean, affordable source of energy, South Carolina was in danger of being left in the shade. That should change with the passage of a bill this year that breaks down many of the barriers that had prevented greater use of solar power.

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    School bus cameras aimed at drivers

    With children soon returning to school, drivers, as always, need to be sure they don’t make the mistake of passing a stopped school bus. But this year they have an added incentive to stop: Cameras on the buses might be watching them.

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    Limited mission in Iraq is right approach

    We don’t believe the American public would tolerate sending U.S. troops back into Iraq. At the same time, the United States couldn’t simply sit by as the combined humanitarian and strategic crisis there grew worse.

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    Boat ramp for Broad River is a good idea

    More people taking advantage of a scenic natural resource doesn’t always mean more damage to the property. We hope that will be the case if York County goes ahead with plans to build a boat ramp on the Broad River.

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    Take guns away from domestic abusers

    If men who abuse women weren’t armed, chances are fewer women would be murdered by them. The U.S. Senate soon may consider legislation to keep guns out of the hands of stalkers and abusers of dating partners, and the bill has special relevance for South Carolina.

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    Winthrop trustees right to review presidential selection process

    We applaud Winthrop University trustees for determining to analyze the search process that led them to choose Jamie Comstock Williamson as the university’s 10th president. But they shouldn’t beat themselves up too badly.

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    Chances slim of catching Ebola virus

    Is America poised for an Ebola outbreak that will kill hundreds of people? Health experts say no.

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