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    Peterson went too far in disciplining child

    Maybe the incident in which the Minnisota Vikings former MVP running back Adrian Peterson was charged with reckless injury to a child, a felony, after disciplining his 4-year-old son will help dispel the myth that beating children is good for them.

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    Banning backpacks at games makes sense

    Banning backpacks and all outside food and drinks at high school football games in Rock Hill won’t keep all alcohol out of the stands. But it’s a sensible place to start.

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    Let teen wear makeup for license photo

    Surely the S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles has bigger fish to fry than harassing a teen-aged male who likes to wear makeup.

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    Tax district necessary for Knowledge Park project

    Without the extension of a special tax district covering the site of Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park development, the project could come to a halt. City officials need to ensure that both York County and the Rock Hill school district ultimately agree with the extension.

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    Obama’s plan to destroy Islamic State

    President Barack Obama’s plan for destroying Islamic State incorporates nearly every strategic option available to the United States – short of sending a large contingent of American troops to fight the terrorist group. Those who criticize the president for not doing enough to combat...

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    Saying goodbye to old Woolworth building

    The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation has made a good-faith effort to find a new use for the historic Woolworth building downtown to no avail. Now the building is scheduled to be demolished.

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    NFL waited too long to oust Rice

    Violence is an intrinsic part of the game of football. But that doesn’t mean the National Football League can turn a blind eye when players commit violence off the field.

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    Public needs access to criminal records

    Criminals who commit nonviolent crimes and then go straight should have a chance to find jobs and be productive residents of their communities without being dogged forever by a criminal record. But we think S.C. lawmakers should be extremely selective in authorizing which criminal records should...

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    Congress should renew Ex-Im Bank’s charter

    The reauthorization by Congress of the Export-Import Bank of the United States used to be a routine bipartisan task. Unfortunately, a lot of routine bipartisan tasks don’t get done routinely these days.

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    SC lawmakers will study domestic violence

    S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell commendably has named a special panel to find ways to reduce domestic violence in the state, but the effort is likely to be an uphill climb.

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