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Recall elections

By the time you read this, the tale will have been told on the Wisconsin recall election of Gov. Scott Walker, who was elected two years ago on a promise of cutting the power of public unions' collective bargaining, which is exactly what he did after taking office. The resultant blowback from liberal groups was powerful, and a recall election was scheduled and held yesterday.

June 06, 2012 | | Editorials


Boogertown not to blame

I was dismayed to see an unfair and inaccurate characterization of our old historic neighborhood of Boogertown on the front page of the Friday, June 1st issue of the C-I. The caption that appeared under the "Brick by Brick: The Walls Tumbled Down" photo, which depicted the demolition of the band room at the old Camden Middle School (and old Camden High School), falsely portrayed our neighborhood's efforts to propose an alternative to the proposal to extend Jordan Street to Laurens as having been responsible for the property being "vacant for years and subject to vandalism." The implication was ...

June 06, 2012 | | Letters


Yesteryear - June 6, 2012

Photo cutline -- Ernie Heflin thumbs through a book of Civil War history in the study of his home in Kirkover Hills. He has been interested in the war since he was a child.

June 06, 2012 | | Yesteryear


For the Record - June 6, 2012

Real estate transactions

June 06, 2012 | | For the Record


Ariail for June 6, 2012

June 06, 2012 | | Ariail


Sidewalk Survey -- June 6, 2012

June 06, 2012 | Julie J. Prickett C-I | Sidewalk Survey


Phllips fishes his way to Walmart BFL Tour victory

Steve Phillips of Lugoff weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division event on Lake Wateree.

June 06, 2012 | | Seasonal Sports


Awash in undisclosed cash

WASHINGTON -- To grasp the clear and present danger that the current flood of campaign cash poses to American democracy, consider the curious case of Post Office Box 72465. It demonstrates that the explosion of super PAC spending is only the second most troubling development of recent campaign cycles.

June 06, 2012 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Control issues doom P-17ers in 7-6, 11-loss to Orangeburg

Not that he had to scour the Internet or, check out a book at the library to find it out, but Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion baseball coach Craig Smith knows there is no way to defend walks.

June 06, 2012 | | Sports


Via Galilei regains his form to capture Zeke Ferguson Stakes

Bouncing back from a lackluster effort in his previous start, Irvin Naylor's Via Galilei took command in Colonial Downs' spacious homestretch and pulled away to a 6 3/4-length victory in the $50,000 David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 3) on Saturday at the 80th annual Strawberry Hill Races in New Kent, Va..

June 06, 2012 | | Equine


Pos7 17 Juniors top Manning in opener, 9-2

Brock Robinson threw five innings of shutout ball as the Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion team kicked off their season with a 9-2 win over host Manning last Wednesday night in League III action.

June 04, 2012 | | Sports


This week in American Legion Baseball

Monday: Post 17 at Orangeburg (7:30 p.m.)

June 04, 2012 | | Sports


Free meals available for summer programs

When school lets out for the summer, many children may not have access to a nutritious meal during the day. With this in mind, the Kershaw County School District's Nutrition and School Food Services and the United Way of Kershaw County want to remind the community that meal service for all qualified summer programs is available. The meal service consists of breakfast, lunch and a snack.

June 04, 2012 | | Localife


Obama's pot reform goes up in smoke

I would shrug and say "So what?" to the latest details from President Barack Obama's pot-smoking past, except for one thing: he stirred so much hope as a candidate for sensible marijuana policy reforms but, as president, has delivered so little change.

June 04, 2012 | By Clarence Page Chicago Tribune | Columns


Local author pens workbook designed for special needs learners

Reading comprehension and phonics can be a difficult concept for students who are special needs learners. As a special education teacher for 17 years, author Nicole Robinson understands their difficulty with organizing their thoughts in order to understand and recall details from stories read to them or stories that they have read on their own. In Welcome to a World Of Learning, she shares a special workbook that will help these learners become good readers.

June 04, 2012 | | Localife


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How to be a billionaire

Since last year, the world's billionaire population has grown by 7.1 percent, according to the "Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014."

September 30, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | National


Five pieces of garbage you should throw out of your life

It seems like everyone is in a race to be the best -- the best parent, the best spouse, the best neighbor, the best PTA president. To become the best, people often lose sight of the things that really matter. Unfortunately, I've even seen this in my own life. As my husband worked toward a law degree, I pushed forward, day after day, trying my best to be a supportive wife -- the best homemaker, the best mom, the best neighbor, etc. But I often found myself burned out and discouraged. At times, I just couldn't do it.

September 30, 2014 | Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | National


'Anatomy of a Misfit' explores the insecurities, triumphs of adolescence

"ANATOMY OF A MISFIT," by Andrea Portes, HarperTeen, $17.99, 336 pages (f) (ages 14 and up)

September 30, 2014 | Angela Carter Deseret News | National


'The Jewel' is the start of a surrogate's story and romance

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September 30, 2014 | Sharon Haddock Deseret News | National


'Blackbird' is well-done, tense thriller

"BLACKBIRD," by Ann Carey, HarperTeen, $17.99, 247 pages (f) (ages 16 and up)

September 30, 2014 | Tara Creel Deseret News | National


‘State Trooper,’ ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD

A "modern-day" Western and the latest season of "Scandal" lead these TV shows on DVD released this week.

September 30, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National


'Sanctum' is a thrilling YA horror novel full of suspense

"SANCTUM: An Asylum Novel," by Madeleine Roux, HarperCollins, $17.99, 343 pages (f) (ages 14 and up)

September 30, 2014 | Boanerges Lewis Deseret News | National


'Canyon Sacrifice' is an intriguing archaeology mystery

"CANYON SACRIFICE," by Scott Graham, Torrey House Press, $14.95, 245 pages (f)

September 30, 2014 | Hilarye Fuller Deseret News | National


‘Loopy De Loop’ leads vintage titles on DVD

The 1960s "Loopy De Loop" cartoons make their DVD debut this week and the New York-to-Paris race car farce "The Great Race" gets a Blu-ray upgrade.

September 30, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National


'Hook's Revenge' is a new swashbuckling tale from Neverland

"HOOK'S REVENGE," by Heidi Schulz, illustrations by John Hendrix, Disney-Hyperion, $16.99, 290 pages (f) (ages 8-12)

September 30, 2014 | Marilou Sorensen Deseret News | National


Robison Wells' 'Dead Zone' explores superpowers, terrorism and war

If Robison Wells could have any one superpower, it would be perfect recall.

September 30, 2014 | Christine Rappleye Deseret News | National


Four reasons why adoption is a great option

If you are a childless couple yearning to be parents, adoption may be the perfect plan "B" for you. My husband and I were such a couple. From the beginning, our plan "A" included bringing children into the world. We were each raised in families that provided us with siblings, so we not only wanted a child, we wanted siblings for our children. As children, we loved our brothers and sisters. As adults, we love them even more.

September 30, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg FamilyShare | National


How to choose a good family doctor

Finding a doctor can be hard work when there are hundreds to choose from. A good family doctor, one you will see more than any other, is especially hard to find. He will see you for flu shots, yearly check-ups and all things in-between that arise. He is the one who will refer you to specialists and advise you on your overall health. Finding just the right doctor to fit your family's needs is extremely important. You need to feel comfortable with him, trust him and feel safe taking your health concerns to him. It took me a lot ...

September 30, 2014 | Megan Shauri FamilyShare | National


Jewish kosher laws enjoy heightened status among the young and hip

Judaism may be getting a boost from a very worldly phenomenon: hipster culture.

September 30, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | National


New congressional bill boosts child-care support for low-income family

Low-income families depending on federal child-care support got a boost last week when the GOP-controlled House passed a bill requiring better quality control and more clear eligibility guidelines.

September 30, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National


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