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    American Dream passing many workers by

    I'm a CEO with a GED, and I have walked in the shoes of a minimum wage worker. I know from experience that it's a tougher road today.

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    What’s the secret of Nixon’s unpopularity?

    Most American presidents’ reputations improve after they leave office. In the warm light of history, once-derided chief executives seem to gain retroactive stature.

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    America’s birthday

    Birthdays are supposed to be times for celebration and gift-giving. But America’s upcoming birthday on the Fourth of July is a time when the gift most needed is an urgent warning about the dangers of losing the things that have made this country America – and have long made“...

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    Hobby Lobby case won’t stop blood transfusions

    Here’s an easy way to cut through the arguments and counterarguments surrounding Monday’s Hobby Lobby ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court: Think back to 2012.

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    Outlying USC campuses crucial to state

    The recent discussion regarding the closing of some of our outlying University of South Carolina campuses, such as Lancaster and Union, concerns me. It is pretty easy to put a financial number on a facility and determine that by cutting back or closing, it money is saved. I think the real issue ...

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    The payday lending bill

    The payday loan bill passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives addresses a few of the industry's shortcomings but hardly enough. The Senate should strengthen the bill on behalf of consumers. More safeguards are needed, particularly in the face of ongoing economic woes and the rising ...

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    Sanford fights ESC

    Editorials from around the state

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    Veteran was a dedicated member of community

    Recently, we lost a pillar of our community with the passing of Bill Kimbrell. On Jan. 31, we lost a true American hero with the passing of Steve Epps Sr. I doubt there are many folks in Fort Mill who did not know Kimbrell and the many positive things he did for our town. However, since Mr. Epps...

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    School district faces economic uncertainties

    I would like to thank the Rock Hill community for its patience and support during this difficult budget year. We are fortunate to have a legislative delegation that has fought hard and worked with us closely.

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    Medicaid hospice program

    There are two good reasons for the South Carolina Senate to expedite its decision to require that funding for the Medicaid hospice program be restored.

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