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    ‘Cop cams’ can be valuable tools

    With the right policies to help prevent abuse, so-called “cop cams” – small cameras worn by officers while on duty – could serve as the neutral observer during police encounters with the public.

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    Confronting the threat of Islamic State extremists

    Protecting U.S. interests in the Middle East might require the United States to expand military action against Islamic State extremists into Syria. But we agree with President Barack Obama that developing a strategy that includes regional partners in that fight should be a priority.

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    No rush in search for Winthrop president

    We hope that the search for a permanent president is a thorough and painstaking process. It is essential that trustees seek a new president who not only is capable of restoring confidence in the office but also of leading the university in fulfilling its vision for the future.

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    Dealing with aging prison population

    Keeping prisoners locked up always is expensive but even more so when inmates are senior citizens suffering from the infirmities that come with old age. And if South Carolina doesn’t find ways to reduce its aging prison population, those graying inmates are going to be an increasing burden...

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    New BMX track is big hit from the start

    Well, it didn’t take long to find out whether Rock Hill’s brand new Novant Health BMX Supercross track would be a success. It was a hit even before it was officially completed.

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    Hero had necessary skills to save the day

    The end of the story about 2-month-old Adda Claire Owino could have been tragically different. The author of the happy ending was Hakeem Sanders.

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    Area schools embrace new technology

    Decades from now, this year is likely to be remembered as the year when area schools fully embraced new technology in the classroom.

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    S.C. attorney general: Guard against predators on the Internet

    As a parent of two small children, my number one priority is their safety. As they grow up, I learn every day how difficult it is to combat everything this world has to offer – good and bad. There are many things we can control as parents, but even more that we cannot. Today, predators do...

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    Rock Hill makes right choice on water tank design

    We think the city took the right approach in pivoting to a low-tech spruce-up for a new downtown water tank. More than $1 million would have been entirely too much to pay to light up the tank as first envisioned.

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    Special tax district vital to Knowledge Park

    Providing the city of Rock Hill with the flexibility to borrow money for public improvements for the Knowledge Park project will be essential for the project’s success. But the lifespan of the special tax district to pay the money back should be negotiable.

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