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    Dan DiPerna: Vote for democracy!

    Kudos to Gustavo Fernandez for his thoughtful and incredibly detailed Oct. 21 Point of View “Democracy in danger.” In spite of his depressing thoughts regarding democracy, all it would take to restore democracy is for more people to get out and vote.

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    Ron Driver: Ebola positives

    Regarding Barry Saunders’ Oct. 20 column “Never mind Ebola – get a flu shot”: The Ebola virus scare is certainly not painting a good view of our ability to respond at home when we have such issues. Yet there is a positive side to this scare.

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    Butch Evans: Barefoot’s avalanche of mailers

    Regarding the Oct. 21 news article “Crawford, Barefoot spending big on ads”: As a note to Chad Barefoot’s re-election committee, I am more worried about where his allegiances lie than I am about Sarah Crawford’s.

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    Grace Stroud: Help caregivers by expanding Medicaid

    Although I was unable to attend the most recent rally for Medicaid expansion, as a mental health provider who works mostly with poor children, I typically try to attend these rallies because many of the caregivers (grandmothers, aunts, uncles, etc.), who provide the sole care for these children ...

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    Bill White: An example for Dix

    Recently while visiting our son in Denver, we were able to spend an afternoon at Washington Park.

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    Peter Aitken: Don’t like same-sex marriage? Quit the job

    Regarding the Oct. 17 local news brief “Magistrate resigns over same-sex marriage”: I can’t help but admire John Kallam Jr., the Rockingham Country magistrate who resigned rather than perform same-sex marriages, which would be against his religious beliefs. I disagree completely...

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    Ariel Adams: Berger’s offensive move

    Regarding the Oct. 22 Under the Dome item “Berger proposes an out on gay weddings”: I am appalled by the continued actions that encourage discrimination against homosexuality and same-sex couples. The bill that Senate leader Phil Berger is introducing, which would protect jobs for ...

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    Carla Pike: Unite Peace again

    Regarding the Oct. 14 news article “Peace president to leave after tumultuous tenure”: The change to William Peace University has been traumatic for the Peace community, but especially so for alumnae.

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    Gail S. Pope: Townsley a success at Peace

    Regarding the Oct. 14 news article “Peace president to leave after tumultuous tenure”: I am very sad that Dr. Debra Townsley is retiring after five years of service to William Peace University. She has been an inspiration and a role model for many students and alumnae, and it will ...

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    Andy Overstreet: Charters must face scrutiny

    Regarding the Oct. 15 news article “Public charters boost business”: Thanks to The N&O for the enlightening expose on profit-based charter schools in North Carolina.

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