Two is a crowd, when it comes to new hospitals in Summerville

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For some time now both Roper St. Francis and Trident Health Systems have wanted to place hospitals in the fast-growing Summerville area.

But two hospitals are more competition and less patronage for each -- which isn't good for business. And so a bit of a turf war has emerged between the two, with hopes that the state will only allow one hospital to be built.

The Summerville Journal Scene has the story on what's up.

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