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Stories by John Steinberger

Lottery is predatory to the poor πŸ”Š

The key issue in the 1998 South Carolina Governor’s race was whether to implement a state lottery. Republican incumbent David Beasley was against the lottery, and Democrat challenger Jim Hodges

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Gilliard promotes unity with police

State Representative Wendell Gilliard started Charleston Police Unity Day 17 years ago after being elected to Charleston City Council. He has made it an annual event to promote good relationships

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Football fills the summer sports void

To quote a Bobby Vinton 1972 classic, Sealed with a Kiss, “It has been a long, lonely summer” – without football. Football junkies have already seen the Alabama-Clemson national championship

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Waring wants Council to show West Ashley the money

Charleston City Councilman Keith Waring recently addressed the West Ashley – James Island Business Association (WAJIBA) to discuss the West Ashley revitalization plan. He emphasized that true West Ashley revitalization

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Affordable Care Act premiums expected to soar πŸ”Š

South Carolina households receiving health insurance coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace can expect to see their premiums for 2017 rise substantially. Β Premium rates increased 14.9% from 2015 to

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Shadowmoss residents seek to oust HOA board πŸ”Š

Most newer subdivisions are governed by Homeowners Associations (HOAs), which hire management companies to maintain common areas and amenities. The HOAs are represented by a board of directors elected among

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Limehouse promotes manatee awareness

Responsding to several manatee deaths in South Carolina this summer, Rep. Chip Limehouse convened a meeting of the Charleston County Legislative Delegation to bring awareness to the issue. Limehouse, a

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Are you ready for peak hurricane season?

While hurricane season officially begins on June 1, the peak months for hurricanes and tropical storms are August, September and October. While Hurricane Preparedness Week was scheduled back it May,

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James Island veterinarian promotes raising chickens

Most local government meetings deal with zoning ordinances, public safety issues issues and tax changes. On Thurs., Aug. 18, the key issue on the James Island Town Council was an

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Post and Courier shills for unpopular bike lane

The Post and Courier is using bullying tactics to try to dissuade Charleston County Council members from defunding the unpopular Charleston City Council plan to use county transportation sales tax

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