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Trump can’t Twitter-shame his way to economic growth

If politics is considered in part theater, President Trump’s opening act has been a most colorful one. The media, critics and even supporters swing from being confounded, frightened or elated by the possibility of what might come next — but those perceptions can change in 10-minute increments given the administration’s blitzkrieg-like movement forward.

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No amount of new revenue will solve true SC road problem

Last week, the South Carolina Senate passed a bill that would lay the groundwork allowing the governor to appoint the state superintendent of education — making the Department of Education a cabinet agency and fully accountable to the governor. The bill has yet to pass the House, but a similar bill passed the House last session.

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It’s almost time to vote

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at your normal precinct voting location. Early voting in South Carolina, known as in-person absentee voting, will begin on Oct. 10. Rules on who may vote early are fairly liberal, e.g., over 65, or working during normal voting hours on Election Day, or away on business or pleasure, etc.

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Hillary, Holt hide real issues

More than 80 million people tuned in to the first presidential debate. It was a record-setting audience, no doubt including many who are only now paying attention to the presidential race.

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Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age

Joel Allen takes a humorous look at how junk mail has changed through the years as paper has given way to email. Having your email account hacked can lead to angry friends, or worse.
Joel Allen Special to The (Myrtle Beach) Sun News
Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age 1:25

Feeling insecure in an electronic junk mail age

'Cook them 'til they're gone': serving oysters for up to 800 1:24

'Cook them 'til they're gone': serving oysters for up to 800

'That's flak': Gen. Lloyd 'Fig' Newton on his first combat mission over Vietnam 1:40

'That's flak': Gen. Lloyd 'Fig' Newton on his first combat mission over Vietnam

Ridgeland-Hardeeville bounces Loris, on to Lower State semis 0:52

Ridgeland-Hardeeville bounces Loris, on to Lower State semis