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Owens: Year in review

 

To say that 2014 has had its ups and downs would be an understatement. Honestly, I don’t know what words or phrases I would use to describe how my 2014 played out. It wasn’t the worst year ever, but it definitely wasn’t the greatest.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 9:16 a.m. | Updated: dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Owens: Year in review Comments 0 Comments

Noble: It all started with BBQ

Recently, I had lunch with three old friends. All of us are proud South Carolina natives, amateur history buffs and great fans of barbecue (BBQ). We decided to meet at a new BBQ joint that we were all anxious to try.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 10:29 a.m. | Updated: dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Noble: It all started with BBQ Comments 0 Comments

Parker: Talk about a wildfire

WASHINGTON -- First there’s the spark, then the conflagration, followed by the litigation and then, surely, the movie.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 4:08 p.m. | Updated: dec. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Parker: Talk about a wildfire Comments 0 Comments

The loss of parents and their wisdom

There are few who cannot say truthfully that they miss their parents after death has laid claim to those loved ones. The parents who taught us, scolded us and, at times, annoyed us are never forgotten, never put away on a shelf to be remembered no more.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 9:34 a.m. | Updated: dec. 15, 2014 1:00 a.m. | The loss of parents and their wisdom Comments 0 Comments

Gunn: Partnership drives investment in health

 

You may have read about the letter of intent to be agreed upon between KershawHealth and MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare. This agreement is about more than simply the leasing of real estate and ownership of property. Ultimately, it is about an investment of organizational and financial resources in this community and its healthcare needs. MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare will invest heavily in programs, facilities, and services at KershawHealth that will increase our patient volume and, in turn, increase revenue. From an organizational standpoint, it will provide access to best practices and strategies to improve the quality of care provided, enhance ...

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 9:47 a.m. | Updated: dec. 15, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Gunn: Partnership drives investment in health Comments 0 Comments

Cahn: Remembering Ira

 

Dec. 30 isn’t that far away.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 10:57 a.m. | Updated: dec. 15, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Cahn: Remembering Ira Comments 0 Comments

Tucker: Bring back intermissions

 

The popular web site Slate says intermissions should be brought back to movie theaters.

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 8:59 a.m. | Updated: dec. 12, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Tucker: Bring back intermissions Comments 0 Comments

Rampell: The cycle of the taxi wars

 

WASHINGTON -- Deregulating the taxi industry? Been there, done that.

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Phillips: Watch out for the Grinch

 

The holiday season is traditionally a time for joy and celebration. It’s a time when we may be able to see family members and friends who we seldom get to see because of distance or available time. For many of us, it’s the time we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. For others, there are options in the form of Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or whatever holiday celebration you may choose.

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 9:11 a.m. | Updated: dec. 12, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Phillips: Watch out for the Grinch Comments 0 Comments

Joseph: ‘The Christmas Truce’

 

Earlier this week, as I sat down at my desk stacked high with a rather large “catch-up pile,” flipped on my computer and opened up my browser, I was greeted by a plethora of Christmas cheer. You know, the bright pop-up holiday ad-type cheer and the Top 10 gift list-type cheer among others. In my view as well were numerous articles on a variety of topics including “How to Raise the Bar for Your Holiday Decorations,” “Picking That Perfect Tree,” “Best Free Apps for Christmas Shopping,” “Say Cheese: Time for the Dreaded Family Portrait” and the final two but no ...

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 11:48 a.m. | Updated: dec. 12, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Joseph: ‘The Christmas Truce’ Comments 0 Comments


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