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Sanford bill would require 100% of highway funds to go to roads and bridges

Representative Mark Sanford (R-Mt. Pleasant) is the sponsor of the Highway Restoration Act of 2017 (HR-2391). The bill would require all Highway Trust Fund money to go to road and

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The Irish Perspective on President Trump

Modern day globalization has made American politics a central focus around the world. The internet and international news outlets provide a platform for the often entertaining conflict in American politics

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How much are you willing to spend on bicycle paths?

It was recently announced that $16 Million will be spent on a 4.4 mile Folly Road bicycle path as part of the Rethink Folly Road plan, designed by consulting firm

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School board member serves the poor

The Charleston area is somewhat of a dichotomy with areas of great wealth surrounded by areas mired in poverty and crime.  Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead is a

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Churchill movie shows parallels to Trump

The limited release of the movie The Darkest Hour, produced by British filmmaker Working Title Films, gives American audiences the chance to examine British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in a

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Trump unveils America First national security plan

President Donald Trump recently unveiled his America First National Security Strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. Unlike typical national security plans, Trump included issues

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C.E. Williams Middle named a National School to Watch

C.E. Williams (CEW) Middle School for Creative and Scientific Arts has been selected by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform as a School to Watch (STW). CEW is the

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Plans in motion to stop North Charleston land grab

The City of North Charleston recently annexed one acre of land in Runnymede Plantation along the Ashley River between Drayton Hall Plantation and Magnolia Gardens in what was part of

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Uncertainty facing South Carolina electric utilities in 2018

Two of South Carolina’s largest electric utilities, SCE&G and state-owned Santee-Cooper, will enter 2018 in flux following their joint nuclear power plant project failure this year. SCE&G faces the state

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Downtown interest groups demand 100% of Charleston tourist taxes

The City of Charleston census data shows that 37,000 of the city’s 142,000 residents live on the Peninsula. Even considering that thousands are College of Charleston students and other part-time

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