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In Our Opinion: South Carolina needs to clean up its eco-friendly laws

04/24/2014 12:05am

Before South Carolina can keep it beautiful, we ought to try to at least keep it clean. A litter scorecard released by the American Society for Public Administration has the Palmetto State ranked dead last in the country for “public space cleanliness” — i.e.

In Our Opinion: Early education deserving recipient of investment

04/11/2014 12:26am

The General Assembly hasn’t exactly been generous with spending on education since the Recession started, but there’s still a considerable need to invest in South Carolina’s future. A bill in the state Senate could mark a step in that direction by aiming to improve education in South Carolina by investing in students’ education early on.

In our opinion: Five Points crime conversation must be ongoing

03/31/2014 12:45am

After months of relative calm, Five Points is back in the news again for all the wrong reasons. A man was shot in the popular hospitality district just past midnight Saturday. Members of the Columbia community, ­including USC, are left with a question: How can we solve the issue of violent crime in a neighborhood so popular with students?

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