Back in August, after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Florida Senate President Bill Galvano announced a project by senators to better understand the causes of such incidents. One factor Galvano wanted to study was white nationalism, to which Galvano attributed not just mass sh…

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Back in August, after back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Florida Senate President Bill Galvano announced a project by senators to better understand the causes of such incidents. One factor Galvano wanted to study was white nationalism, to which Galvano attributed not just mass sh…

Racism and racial exploitation may seem to be the same thing. They are far from it. Racism is real. Racial exploitation is when someone uses any excuse to accuse someone else of racism – even false and oft times manufactured or purported racism. Look around. It’s a blemish on reality.

Perhaps you noticed that on Wednesday’s front page, we were able to fit the field of Democrats seeking their party’s nomination for president at the top of the page in such a way that you could distinguish who is who before turning to the page where the story of their debate ran.

Virtually everyone in the northernmost Bahamian islands ravaged by Hurricane Dorian has been displaced. Their homes have been leveled, their businesses wiped out, their roads and other basic infrastructure destroyed.

It has come to my attention that fluoride is no longer added to the Greenwood water supply, the reason given that a test is being conducted with regard to deterioration of the delivery pipes.

So many choose suicide when they seem to have no answer to problems. Young people who are tempted to or commit their life’s end think they have no answer to so many issues. And some older folks with mammoth problems feel they have no reason to go on. Getting back to young adults, we ask why …

State legislators need to be a little bit like reporters in the days ahead as they consider the fate of Santee Cooper, the state-backed utility that fell into trouble when a project to build new nuclear reactors spectacularly died.

It is easy in these times of “fake news” and denigration of the media to forget the importance of your local newspaper. It is National Newspaper Week, so take time to consider what value your local newspaper brings to your community and your life.

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contains the alarming news that maternal deaths associated with pregnancy, childbirth and its aftermath up to one year later have been rising over the past decade in the United States. They are now among the highest in the d…

Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working in one of the most imposing buildings in town, inhaling the acrid aroma of fresh ink and the dusty breath of cheap newsprint and feeling mini-earthquakes under our feet every time the presses started to roll. For those of us old eno…

Every day, we encounter common items that most of us just take for granted — literally. We buy something at the dollar store, the clerk puts it in a plastic bag. We stop for a cold drink on a hot day and reflexively grab a drinking straw.

Jamal Khashoggi never intended to be a dissident. For many years, he wrote for and edited newspapers in Saudi Arabia, and he served as an aide in Saudi embassies in Washington and London. What prompted him to leave the kingdom, and to begin writing columns for The Post, was the sharp increas…

Tiny school districts always say merging with their neighbors won’t save any money. Of course, as we’ve explained before, saving money isn’t the main purpose. The main purpose is creating a larger student population, so districts can provide higher-level courses and extra programs like subur…

Sometimes it’s OK to be in a jam. That is to say, it’s good that testing on jamming cellphone signals at state prison facilities appears to be working, and without causing problems for those not detained behind the walls and fences.

Blast from the pastFormer Vice President Joe Biden, already facing questions about whether he’s too old to be running for president, drove home those concerns during last week’s Democratic debate, when he demonstrated that he is — technologically speaking, at least — stuck in the ‘70s. Or mo…