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How to navigate a physically distant holiday season if you’re struggling

By Peter Schorr It's safe to say that the year 2020 has changed many of us. It has tested us, deprived us of memories and opportunities, and led to extraordinary suffering on a widespread scale. As...

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Don’t forgive student loan debt I strongly oppose forgiveness of student loan debt. This is an insult to those who have saved for their education and/or paid off whatever loans they took. My husband and...

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School district in disarray It’s about time the school district has caught up to the real world as it considers layoffs. They have had crossing guards in front of empty schools. The on-and-off scheduling of...

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The alert was uncalled for The only thing that the 4:45 p.m. wireless public safety alert asking us to stay home did was remind us how we are on the verge of a Stalinist, Orwellian...

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A good job by Tom Murt Upon hearing that state Rep. Tom Murt is stepping down from 30-plus years of public service, I wanted to publicly express my thankfulness for his long and unwavering commitment...

Letters to the editor

Commit to voting Wow. I want to thank everyone who voted in this past election. Hoping that all of you who voted will maintain that commitment in 2022. It’s amazing how we all can make a difference....

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Educate the children How about the teacher negotiations make great strides toward the safety and education of the students. The “work to rule” action section seems like we are crowning a new king. I guess...

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The next Detroit Wallace was not walking like he was taking a stroll in the park. His behavior was wild and erratic. He was wielding the knife, not casually walking. The police response was horrendous, again....

Student voices

Address gun control Greetings, this is Ana Zhou, a student at Masterman who is currently researching significant issues addressed by my district representative, Ed Neilson. A prevalent topic that he’s addressed is education. Over the...

Allow faith-based agencies to take part in foster care

My family has been a Catholic Social Services foster family for over 20 years — life-changing, amazing years. In that time — and with the support and guidance of this Catholic foster agency —...
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