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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
July 28, 2014
Good VA experience
Written by: Tom Beck Canfield, Ohio
A family member of mine was a recent patient in the hospice care unit at Veterans Affairs Butler Healthcare. I want to publicly comment on the excellent care provided.
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July 28, 2014
Changes needed
Written by: Sandra Pontius Butler
I think the people of Butler County will have a reason to celebrate when our three county commissioners finally leave office. And then those posts should be made part-time jobs.
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July 26, 2014
Veterans honored
Written by: David A. Zanicky Highfield
I was part of the July 4 flag dedication ceremony at Highfield Community Center.
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July 26, 2014
Grand slam wedding
Written by: Jeff Bly, Chicora Father of the bride
I would like to thank those involved — Nonprofit Development Corp. of Butler and the Parks, Recreations Grounds and Facilities Authority — for the wonderful time we had Friday night at the wedding at Kelly Automotive Park (“Couple gets married at home plate”, July 20, page 1).
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July 26, 2014
NIMBY motivations
Written by: Wayne Thomas Prospect
I have been following news stories about the residents in Adams and Franklin townships complaining about the proposed Marcellus gas wells to be drilled in their townships. It is with amusement that I read of these people and their complaints.
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July 25, 2014
Benefits promised
Written by: Leo Stadelman Kennerdell
July 30 marks the 49th anniversary of Medicaid and Medicare, healthcare programs enacted to provide America’s seniors with reliable medical coverage.
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July 25, 2014
Find moral center
Written by: Itzi Meztli Slippery Rock
I believe a great nation’s moral center is affirmed — actually affixed — not during the best of times but rather at its most trying. No wonder so many Americans oppose the sudden influx at our southern border of children from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. It’s because we seem yet not to have found our moral compass.
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July 24, 2014
Cop goes free
Written by: James H. Matson Butler
The Pittsburgh chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police answered a longtime important question: Is it ever OK for a man to hit a woman? It obviously is, if you’re a cop and the woman in question put her hand on your arm.
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July 24, 2014
Casey voted wisely
Written by: Louise D. Tanner Butler Township
I was astonished at the severe editorial (“Senator’s vote overturns Gov. Casey’s pro-life legacy”, July 21) directed at U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. The writer concludes the senator’s vote regarding Hobby Lobby was pro-abortion. As the last paragraph states, the senator maintains that he opposes abortion.
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