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Sunday, June 1,2014
Letters

Highway agency should consider double roundabout for East State/Rt. 33

To the Editor:

An Open Letter to David Rose @ ODOT:

First: thank you for all you do. Planning roads is far more complicated than any of us wants to know about.

Sunday, June 1,2014
Letters

Some great reasons why cyclists shouldn’t ride 2 or 3 abreast

To the Editor:

This is regarding the habit of some bicyclists who ride two and three abreast on winding country roads, consuming all of a traffic lane for a lengthy period of time even after traffic has pulled up behind them, whether that vehicle has a clear line of sight to pass or not.

Wednesday, May 28,2014
Letters

It shouldn’t be that difficult to stop and avoid that turtle

To the Editor:

I'm the woman often seen standing on the side of a busy road, screaming profanities at passing motorists because they've just hit the turtle that I'm trying to help safely cross the road. You see, it's not difficult to not hit a turtle.
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:

 
 
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