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    SC should put teeth in residency requirement

    The S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles does it when issuing driver's licenses. The state's colleges and universities do it when figuring out whether to charge students in-state or out-of-state tuition. And school districts figure it out when assigning students to schools.

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    New light good choice for treacherous US 278

    Finally. It's taken six years, lots of attorneys and round after round of talks, but the standoff between Berkeley Hall, Beaufort County and St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church over a frontage road appears to be finally coming to an end.

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    Appraisal details should not be secret

    The S.C. State Ports Authority's prolonged refusal to release public information about its effort to sell the Port of Port Royal is as wearisome as it is indefensible.

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    Town should reject boat storage proposal

    Here we go again. Two private organizations want to put boat storage facilities at the rowing and sailing center under construction on Hilton Head Island.

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    Don't identify children who are undocumented

    We now know that 56 undocumented immigrant children have been relocated to Beaufort County by federal authorities, but we don't know the children's names, their addresses or where they're attending school. That's how it should be -- and how it should stay.

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    Let science decide if business is good fit

    You don't have to like the idea of a cannonball jellyfish operation -- or trust the people who would operate it -- to admit their legal representative makes a valid point: A zoning change designed simply to throw another hurdle in front of an unpopular enterprise would be "an irrational, knee-jerk...

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    Police body cameras improve accountability

    Some much-needed changes to increase accountability may come from the shooting death of an unarmed teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

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    USCB building network of alumni

    News of two fraternities and two sororities setting up on the University of South Carolina Beaufort campus is certain to meet with the stereotypical comments about wild toga parties and towers of beer kegs.

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    Liquor store decision does not fit into plan

    In Hilton Head Island's formative years in the late 1980s, it made sense to limit where liquor stores could locate.

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    Temporary road fix will make US 278 safer

    Kudos to St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church and Beaufort County for getting creative in their efforts to improve traffic safety and not allowing a lingering legal battle to snuff out a plan to build a much needed access to U.S. 278.

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