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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - August 8, 2015, Aiken, South CarolinaBy Thomas Beaumont and Sergio Bustos associated press Barrington new Hampshire the raucous Field of Republican presidential candidates hustled Back before voters Friday hoping to build on momentum from their first meeting of the 2016 Campaign clean up any debate night messes or just get Back to work persuading voters. Jeb Bush among the rivals scrambling for notice in a Campaign dominated at the moment by Don Ald Trump played Down the importance of Trumps performance which Drew a mix of cheers and jeers during the free Wheeling 120 minutes thursday night. I had fun last night the former Flor Ida governor said during a new Hamp Shire event that Drew More than 300. I really enjoyed getting to know Donald Trump up close and personal. Bush bounded Back on the Campaign Trail Friday in the format he prefers an open ended question answer forum not the 10-Way debate which he called not easy. With billionaire businessman Trump showing no signs of letting up and none of the other 16 major republicans in the race ready to concede anything after just one debate the contest for the Republican nomination is an unsettled affair thatus just getting started. Party donors party leaders need to take a deep breath put Down the Sharp objects step away from the window Louisiana gov. Bobby Jindal said at the restate gathering of conservative activists in Atlanta. The voters will de cide who our nominee is. decide who the president is. And the voters seem to be Loving the show. Thursday nights debate a snot just the most watched program in the history of Fox news Channel it Drew More than twice As Many views As the previous record setter the 2012 election night. Undoubtedly the reason for the record ratings was Trump. On can late Fri Day he crowed about it if i a snot in the event they probably would ave done 2 or 3 million people Max. Vol. 149, no. 220 Aiken . Y o u r l o c a l n e w s s o u r c e s i n c e 1 8 6 7 75? saturday August 8, 2015 Calendar .5c classifieds. 1d crossword .4c comics .3c dear Abby .4c living on the go .1c lottery. 3a movies .5c sports. 1b television .2c partly Cloudy. High 91. Low 72. Complete 5-Day forecast 6c general offices .803-648-2311 newsroom .803-644-2401 Index Contact us Charlotte Neugebauer fillinger deaths and funerals 6a area deaths weather further making your Money go staff photo by Cindy Kubovic Back to school shoppers add up savings during tax Holiday Gerri Miro right and her mom Lucinda Parks Ken Ner Stock up on school supplies for their grand nephews. Parks Kenner will be r e t u r n i n g t o school too As a Spanish teacher at second Baptist Christian preparatory school in Aiken. Staff photo by Cindy Kubovic Joy Dicks left Zean Dicks Alexis Dicks and Jazmine Dicks note the colourful choices of notebooks and composition books at Staples in Aiken. Zean will be a student at Redcliffe elementary Alexis at Silver Bluff High and Jazmine at Jackson Middle. Affordable apparel opens store in Aiken local news 3a Blackville Hilda Hawks ready to learn win sports 1b retired sri Engineer publishes civil War Book living on the go 1c possible Greeneway expansion to include Alley local news 4a by Derrek Asberry Aiken City Council voted in june to approve shared Lane markings or sparrows on Silver Bluff Road which would Knock the Speed limit Down from 45 Miles per hour to 35 Miles per hour on a one mile stretch. But the . Department of transportation or Scot is pondering if the drop would be hazardous to Drivers who Are accustomed to trav Eling at 10 Miles per hour More than the proposal. Michelle Shepherd a program manager with the department spoke about the proposal thursday during a meeting hosted by the South Caro Lina subcommittee of the Augusta regional transportation study or arts. We dont want to artificially lower the Speed limit to what Drivers would not naturally and comfortably travel on that segment for the purpose of shared Lane markings Shepherd said. So were now looking at if thatus a Safe option. Shepherds project update was one of several on the Agenda that fall under potential projects that the transportation study is looking at on both sides of the Savannah River. Another project seeks improve ments to Hitchcock Parkway but subcommittee member and City councilman Dick Dewar expressed concerns about a budget shortfall. Does Silver Bluff have a need for Speed . Department of transportation considering dropping Speed limit by Larry Wood Back to school shopping was a Little less taxing financially Fri Day morning As people packed local stores to save on pencils pens backpacks clothes and shoes during the states annual sales tax Holiday. During the three Day tax Holiday weekend school supplies computers and printers clothing and most household items Are exempt from the states 6 percent state sales and use tax and any applicable local sales and use tax. The sales tax Holiday will end at mid night sunday. Susan Pruett took the Day off to shop with her daughter Raylene who will be a student at Greendale elementary in new Ellenton. Photo gallery see More photos online at Aike Stan please see tax Page 10a please see Speed Page 10a please see debate Page 9a gop 16 hopefuls get Back to work after debate candidates Hope to build momentum inside the take away locals react to gop debate 9a new at facility set to open local news 2a as11-1332833

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