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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    Denis DuBay: No border walls

    Thanks to Hans Linnartz (“Choosing to be of thee we sing,” July 22 Point of View) and Maria Salinas (“Why children are risking their lives,” July 22 column) for their opinions on the children risking their lives to come to America.

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    Margaret Klein: The TV toll

    Joseph Pearlman made several good points in his July 18 Point of View “Why soccer will never stick.” But he omitted a major difference between sports in the United States and the rest of the world, namely the importance of TV advertising revenue. Unless a sport has frequent breaks ...

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    Lane Tracy: The proper tax

    Regarding the July 23 news article “Bill to limit sales tax worries local leaders”: I support increasing the salaries of our teachers and improving our bus and rail transit services in Wake County. But Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane is wrong in thinking that a sales tax increase is ...

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    Ken Vickery: Ad-free athleticism

    I have a theory about why Americans’ interest in soccer has risen sharply, as evidenced during this year’s World Cup. It is because of the the super-saturation of our “regular” sports with commercials and timeouts.

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    Thomas G. Crowder: Raleigh needs to stick to the plan

    In the July 19 Point of View “A call for city civility,” the writers recommend civil discourse when debating Raleigh development. I agree wholeheartedly. They also correctly note the importance of “Raleigh figuring out development together,” referencing a quote from former...

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    John Burns: Convenient Coble

    Paul Coble’s July 22 letter “Fair-deal focus” continued his pattern of appearing to compromise without changing his real position. Last year, he chose to undermine the elected mayor of his own city by siding with the legislature’s power grab against the lease for Dix ...

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    Kristine Ashwood: Coble’s conversion

    Regarding the July 22 letter “Fair-deal focus”: Paul Coble’s election-year conversions are laughable.

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    Jerome Cole: Political pretense

    Your July 23 editorial “Pols in robes” was a prime example of your hypocrisy.

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    Marion A. Ellis: A fitting tribute

    Jim Jenkins’ July 17 column “One good, heroic American life” should be held up as the way to honor our World War II veterans. It is not overdone, nor underdone, and full of anecdotes and observations that are fast disappearing as more of the veterans die every day. Please keep...

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    Charles Houseworth: Judging decision

    Your July 23 editorial “Pols in robes,” alleging partisanship of the D.C. Circuit Court in striking ACA subsidies, was way off base. But it was consistent with the class warfare, Republican vs. Democrat bend your editorials seem to take on almost every day.

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