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Wednesday, May 28,2014
Letters

People who stake their dogs outside must not like dogs very much

To the Editor:

Arf! Woof! Clank! That's the sound of mistreated dogs being chained to posts stuck in the ground. Each year, 200,000 dogs in this country live their lives on a chain. Making dogs live on a chain is terrible and cruel.

Wednesday, May 28,2014
Letters

Those at fault in VA scandal should be dealt with severely

To the Editor:

Re: The Veterans Administration and the waiting-list scandal. In the news, the various VA Hospitals and/or clinics are being accused of "gaming the system" to hide the fact that Veterans are having to wait more than 14 days to get treatment and that some of those veterans died waiting.

Monday, May 26,2014
Letters

Drug war has been huge waste of money with few victories

To the Editor:

Writing as a retired police detective, when it comes to the drug war, I have seen my profession be as effective as a mosquito on the butt of an elephant for 40 plus years now.
Monday, May 26,2014
Letters

OU Fine Arts made big mistake in not renewing Monomoy

To the Editor:

Shame on you, Ohio University!

The recent announcement that Ohio University has dropped its lease at Monomoy Theatre in Cape Cod fills me with disgust.
Monday, May 26,2014
Letters

One man’s experience with VA doesn’t define everybody’s

To the Editor:

I was surprised by Mr. Doughty's experience with the VA (The NEWS, May 22), and I wanted to offer my own view.

Monday, May 26,2014
Letters

Cable company shouldn’t be allowed to betray public trust

To the Editor:

Time Warner has struck again, and no one seems to care. They are taking away important channels. One is the Weather Channel, and another is our Government channel.
Wednesday, May 21,2014
Letters

Veterans and other courts serve a worthwhile purpose

To the Editor:

In response to the "Athens Voice" entry on May 19 regarding Veterans Courts:

Wednesday, May 21,2014
Letters

Improving East State traffic flow just takes a few minor changes

To the Editor:

Further to your article regarding traffic flow on East State Street, one thing that could be done immediately to improve the current situation at the left turn ramp from East State to the 33 West on-ramp:

Wednesday, May 21,2014
Letters

Veterans in this country often get terrible treatment after discharge

To the Editor:

Does anyone know the true facts about our government and how it treats veterans once they are discharged? The truth is that they make you fight for everything you get, sometimes making you wait years before giving you your benefits.
Wednesday, May 14,2014
Letters

Demonizing pot just leads to distrust in authority intitutions

To the Editor:

If Ohio and American citizens honestly want to lower heroin addiction rates ("Heroin Scourge Mainly Hitting the Young," The NEWS, May 7), end cannabis (marijuana) prohibition.
 
 
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