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K-9 Comfort Dog Sasha soothes nerves, spreads calm
Comfort dog Sasha seems happy to be loved and petted by children at Island Lutheran Church's Vacation Bible School this past summer.
K-9 Comfort Dog Sasha soothes nerves, spreads calm

She works six days a week and receives no paycheck.

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Opinion

Aftermath of storm leaves holes in landscape
Lynne Cope Hummell
Aftermath of storm leaves holes in landscape

As I write this, it's about three weeks since Hurricane Matthew hit our little corner of the world.

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Bored children? Not at my house
Margaret Griffin
Bored children? Not at my house

I don't understand the concept that children need to be entertained.

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Letters to the Editor
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Special letter from our publisher
Special letter from our publisher

To our readers and businesses:

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Business

Business Briefs
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How and with what vehicles you fund your future matters
Douglas S. Delaney
How and with what vehicles you fund your future matters

Clients regularly ask for financial planning guidance in the context of wealth planning and especially during equity rescue strategy sessions.

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Think twice before disinheriting a loved one
Mark F. Winn
Think twice before disinheriting a loved one

It's a mistake to disinherit a child just because:

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Sports

Tennis elbow pain the bane of recreational players
Tennis elbow pain the bane of recreational players

Lateral epicondylitis is the official name given to one of the most common injuries afflicting recreational, club and league tennis players at some point in their playing history.

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Too strict rules hurting future of game of golf
Play your game by a few modified rules and still have fun at golf. PHOTO BY JAN KIRK
Too strict rules hurting future of game of golf

Have you ever taken a mulligan on the first tee?

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Top Stories

First responders the real rock stars of hurricane
First responders the real rock stars of hurricane
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Insurance hassles add to anxiety over hurricane losses
Insurance hassles add to anxiety over hurricane losses
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Health & Wellness

Caregivers seem to always feel guilty about something
Caregivers seem to always feel guilty about something

"If we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution." - J.M. Coetzee, "Disgrace"

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Ethical Choices Program shows students effects of food choices
Carla Golden speaks about Ethical Choices. PHOTO BY J LANNING SMITH
Ethical Choices Program shows students effects of food choices

"I will never look at the food I eat the same way again."

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NFL reworks team jerseys to accommodate colorblind fans
NFL reworks team jerseys to accommodate colorblind fans

The NFL and Nike released new jerseys last year with increased levels of color saturation that they dubbed the "Color Rush Campaign."

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Scratching the itch can make the itch worse
Oswald Lightsey Mikell
Scratching the itch can make the itch worse

Itchy skin (pruritus) is an uncomfortable, irritating sensation that can make scratching irresistible.

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The art and science of rhinoplasty surgery
E. Ronald Finger
The art and science of rhinoplasty surgery

Among all plastic surgery procedures of the face, nose surgery is one of the more frequently requested.

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What are the emotional costs of a hurricane?
Janet Meyer
What are the emotional costs of a hurricane?

When I heard that Hurricane Matthew was coming, I immediately thought of how scary it was, having lived on Long Island during Sandy.

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Home & Garden

Post-hurricane care and cleaning of natural stone
Solid stone surfaces can weather any storm.
Post-hurricane care and cleaning of natural stone

If you have granite or natural stone countertops or floors, you made a good choice that stood up well to Hurricane Matthew.

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Arts & Entertainment

Bachata a hot Latin dance of (unrequited) love
Armando Aseneta, co-owner and instructor, teaches beginner Bachata at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Bluffton. PHOTO BY CINDA SEAMON
Bachata a hot Latin dance of (unrequited) love

The Bachata is a style of dance that originated in the Dominican Republic.

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New Community Orchestra welcomes new members
Musicians of all ages gather weekly to play music together. PHOTO SUBMITTED
New Community Orchestra welcomes new members

Music players of the Lowcountry, rejoice! There's a new Community Orchestra in town, and it's welcoming new members.

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Real Estate

Realtors use Facebook to find buyers and sell homes
Carl Schroeder
Realtors use Facebook to find buyers and sell homes

According to the National Association of Realtors and other sources

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Dining

May River Grill among Bluffton's true local treasures
Canadian Walleye is a favored special at May River Grill. PHOTO BY ALEC BISHOP
May River Grill among Bluffton's true local treasures

When locals have houseguests or want to mark a special occasion, May River Grill has been the go-to restaurant for nearly 10 years.

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Family

Evacuating seniors not for the faint of heart
Evacuating seniors not for the faint of heart

In that we were all recently impacted by Hurricane Matthew (and will continue to be for some time)

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Spread gratefulness by giving to seniors
Spread gratefulness by giving to seniors

Hurricane Matthew reminded Lowcountry residents we have much for which to be grateful.

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