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    Andrew Sleeth: Can’t censor truth

    My sincere thanks to Jim Jenkins for defending Gene Nichol and free speech (“Trials of a righteous man,” Apr 17 column).

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    Ed McLeod: Marathon plan worked

    Many months ago, I expressed my concern about the unfortunate scheduling of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Palm Sunday and the challenge the street closures would pose for those who attend downtown churches. This prompted a healthy dialogue between the race organizers and those who ...

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    Betty Sher: Aid givers

    Thanks to Jim Jenkins and his extremely important April 17 column, “Trials of a righteous man,” regarding Gene Nichol. I do not personally know Nichol, but his written contributions to The N&O capture democracy in action. What is so devastatingly clear to many of us is with GOP legislative...

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    Tom Adams: High-quality lessons

    In his April 18 Point of View “The politics of poverty” Michael Jacobs asserted that the high cost of living in San Francisco was a direct byproduct of liberal policies. What I found puzzling, coming from a business school professor, was the failure to even mention the effect market...

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    Joseph Alley: Carte blanche trash

    Litter is not someone else’s problem. Litter is not created by “those people.” People of every ethnic group, every age and both sexes throw trash out of their automobiles. It is not the state, the city or the county’s problem. It is our problem.

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    Belinda Black: Early Earth Day

    T. Keung Hui’s April 21 news story “Easter Monday – it’s not like the old days” offered the notion that it was all about baseball. I am sure that for some, this was true, but growing up in the 1950s in Holly Grove, a rural hamlet east of Lexington in Davidson County...

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    Ron Brown: Use funds for jobs

    The April 18 news article “DHHS rapped for no-bid contract” blames the inability of DHHS to accomplish its goals on a lack of employees. Considering the rate at which the governor and the legislature have been converting career employees to appointed positions so they could be replaced...

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    Doris Woodard McLamb: Teachers affect everyone

    Who educated our president? Teachers. Who educated our governor, legislators, doctors, lawyers, ministers and the millions of people who work in our country and around the world? Teachers!

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    Leonard S. Orzech: Offshore jobs?

    The GOP keeps telling us that if we reduce taxes for the wealthy, it will “trickle” down and create jobs for the lower classes. Yet we found recently that hundreds of these wealthy Americans have been transferring their money to Swiss accounts to avoid taxes in the U.S.

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    Vito Romano: Teacher shortage dilemma

    I was interested to read the recent reports of how Wake County public school teachers are leaving the system in record numbers and would like to relate the impact of one such resignation.

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