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Media filter – how news outlets can report events completely differently

There is a wide variation on how local news outlets cover stories.  The Tues. Charleston City Council meeting at the James Island Recreation Center provides a great example of that.

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Charleston County School Board members deserve raise

The Post and Courier newspaper ran a front-page story Sunday about the Horry County School Board voting itself a pay raise of $6400 per year, making it the state’s highest

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Do we want to “retrofit suburbia”?

At the March meeting of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC), Dover Kohl planning consultant Emily Glavey posted the goals sought by the City of Charleston in developing the West

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Sanford takes lead on Obamacare replacement

  Rep. Mark Sanford recently became the lead sponsor on the Obamacare Replacement Act (HR-1072). He did a press conference with Sen. Rand Paul, who released a similar bill in

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Leftists follow manual to oppose Trump agenda

Followers of former President Barack Obama are using a training manual developed by the group Organizing for Action to disrupt town hall meetings hosted by Republican members of Congress. The

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Presidents’ Day should focus on the Presidency

The origin of Presidents’ Day began in 1885 as Washington’s Birthday, celebrated on Feb. 22. Schools would teach students about George Washington’s role as the Father of our country. George

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Leftists disrespect Sen. Tim Scott in Mt. Pleasant

The left-leaning organization Indivisible Charleston turned out in large numbers for a Town Hall in Mt. Pleasant featuring Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Mark Sanford. A teacher from Burke High

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Trump sticks it to the media

President Donald Trump began his press conference Thurs. by stating, “I am taking this message directly to the American people.” He spent the next 77 minutes taking shots at the

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Consumer choice needed for electrical power

Century Aluminum in Goose Creek recently filed a federal anti-trust lawsuit against Santee Cooper Electric Cooperative for not being able to purchase 100% of its energy on the open market.

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Inaugural address takes aim at the DC Establishment

President Donald Trump took aim at the political establishment leaders from both parties when he delivered his inaugural address Thursday. The speech was watched by 31 million on television and

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