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Re: “Behind bars, cell phones allow S.C. prisoners easy access to continue criminal activity

We're using a 1934 law to govern technology invented in the last ~20 years. Smart.

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Posted by Davis Moell on June 20, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Re: “McLeod Plantation to grow Sea Island cotton for the first time since the 1920s

What a grand place McLeod is today! This makes the experience even richer. Thank you Bill McLean for this new chapter. Thank you, Shawn Halifax, CCPRC, staff and volunteers!

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Posted by Charlotte Hutson-Wrenn on June 18, 2017 at 1:32 PM

Re: “How to Rid Your House of No-See-Ums

What if I put blood in a bowl and set that out?

Posted by Wes Johnson on June 18, 2017 at 3:44 AM

Re: “McLeod Plantation to grow Sea Island cotton for the first time since the 1920s

Fascinating story. I wonder what it would take to turn Sea Island Cotton into a major crop?

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Posted by newbattleaxe on June 16, 2017 at 4:49 PM

Re: “How a Charleston bar led to one of the Cold War's most damaging spy rings

Is this that house near 'Blue House Road' that fronts the interstate. It sits right alongside 78 near the 'Bizzy Bee' and some Mulch place?

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Posted by Jshicke on June 9, 2017 at 12:06 PM

Re: “How to Rid Your House of No-See-Ums

My neighbor was so ferociously bitten by no-see-ums, that he confessed to me the ill effect it had on him. He claims that the following day while riding public transportation to work -- he had a sudden, uncontrollable urge to sit on other men's laps while singing Julie Andrew's songs. Is it possible that the bites affected his brain's chemistry? I just find it so bizarre.

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Posted by Jay Garrison on May 23, 2017 at 9:05 PM

Re: “Fake news and the miseducation of Dylann Roof

Tupper, I suppose having a mistress on the payroll is not being corrupt? Perjury is not corrupt? Talk about fake news! Mismanaging classified emails is not corrupt? You just believe everything the Democrats tell you to believe, don't you? Bless your heart...

Posted by Michael Hodge on May 23, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Re: “CARTA isn't an attractive option for most car owners — but it could be

The idea that buses in Charleston reduce traffic is a myth perpetuated by the people who stand to profit. At any time, only a few people are riding a bus. The buses are mostly empty. Next time you pull up next to one, peer inside and see how many people are actually in it. How many people do you see at an average bus stop? less than 5. Also, I'd like someone to do a real cost benefit analysis. Take the total cost to operate CARTA (overhead, personnel, capital equipment, fuel, operations) and divide it by the number of passenger trips. I bet it isn't any lower than a uber ride. It'd probably be cheaper to subsidize people's uber/taxi rides than operate this large, inefficient, behemoth bus company with its unionized employees and overhead and wasteful spending. It makes sense to operate the bus lines downtown, but the area is spread out with islands everywhere, connected with bridges, all making it highly inefficient to operate bus lines. Last time I rode on CARTA, people would try to get on and pay with pennies and nickels, wasting our time. Other times, people would try to beg their way on for free and hold up the rest of us. No wonder the buses can't get anywhere on time. Bums and people trying to count out pennies to the bus driver at every stop! And the buses hold up traffic, driving slow and making frequent stops.

Posted by Neo Marcist on May 23, 2017 at 11:13 AM
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