Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

...imposing a 12-hour curfew across Richland and Lexington counties.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott called it a common-sense curfew. Anyone not facing an emergency situation needs to stay off the roads between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m...
Nation and World
On Writing: JPD against the Borg

...Juneau and not generally a problem. And this ordinary dictions also helps persuade us, perhaps unconsciously, of the common sense of the JPD's recommendations.We know that, however ordinary, bears can be dangerous, and that's why it's...
Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

...Heitkamp said. "We have many options to move this policy forward and growing support for it. That's good news for a common-sense, bipartisan policy."GOP leaders in the House and Senate support lifting the export ban, and the House Energy and...
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters an opt-out option," Reitmeier said. "It's not mandatory. ... It's just trying to be a convenient, common-sense answer to simplifying the process."Most of the organizers of PFD Voter Registration live in Anchorage. In Southeast...
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests a third time, they're incarcerated until a judge decides their fate.Those who run the program herald it as a common-sense solution to high rates of repeat drunken driving and domestic violence and a way to ease overcrowding in jails, which...
Nation and World
Flu cases spike in Juneau, vaccines now available

...more than you think you need to," Strader said. "It sounds like common sense, and it is. You want to keep as clean as possible. It's basically about disinfecting stuff as often as you can. In other words: common sense."
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...close to the road or impacting sight."Another mayoral candidate, Tammie Wilson, said signs should be placed using common sense, not where they could impair traffic."We place them with permission from the property owner and tell them to be...
My Turn: A cautionary 'tail'

...rivers, and reject the empty rhetoric and "promise" of meaningless MOUs with BC.Don't sign it! Let's follow common sense and work with BC citizens proactively to really understand the long-term environmental and economic consequences of...
Use common sense regulation for ship wastewater permits At a recent public hearing, I advocated for "common sense regulation" in consideration of this permit. In my opinion, common sense regulation should: 1. Define the specific issues of...
Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

...1, was tucked into a massive regulation on payments for doctors. It suggests that what many doctors regard as a common-sense option is no longer seen by the Obama administration as politically toxic. Counseling would be entirely voluntary...
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