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Sisk-Hwy. 7 ramps to be made safer

The ramps at on Highway 7 at Sisk Avenue will be reconfigured to make them wider and safer. (March 18, 2014, Page 1)

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    Winter weather – erring on the side of caution

    Editor Don Whitten admits he’s long been one of those folks who think many over-react when there’s a threat of snow and ice. He’s considering changing his mind, though, after reading and seeing stories about stranded students and parents in the winter storm that struck the South earlier this week. (January 31, 2014, Page 4A)

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      Another reason NFL games are best on TV

      The National Football League has long pitched itself as the pro sport to watch on television. Editor Don Whitten suspects more fans might be heading in that direction based on early reaction to a game-day policy by the NFL concerning what fans can take into the stadium at a game. (August 21, 2013, Page 4)

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        Helpful hints for members of Class of ’13

        Some of the members of the class of 2013 have graduated, while others will walk across the stage in the next few days. Either way, Editor Don Whitten writes, it’s time for a little bit of advice for graduates as they head into the next stage of their lives. (May 22, 2013, Page 4)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Don Mutchler writes to say that while it’s good to see more bike lanes in the city, there are still issues with some of them as far as traffic flow and safety. (April 26, 2013, Page 4A)

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            We must do better than ‘I don’t know’

            Editor Don Whitten writes about the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and points out that we, as a society, still haven’t come up with the answers that will help prevent such senseless killings. That, Whitten writes, cannot continue to be an acceptable response. (December 17, 2012, Page 4A)

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              Use common sense before, during vacations

              Getting ready for that summer vacation? Editor Don Whitten passes along a checklist of things to do (and not do) when you’re traveling, whether near or far or whether for a couple of days or a week or two. (June 8, 2012, Page 4A)

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                Locking your doors – necessary and smart

                Do you lock your car doors at night at your house? Do you lock them when you run into a store? Apparently, Editor Don Whitten writes, you’d be advised to start if you don’t do that already with the increasing number of vehicle burglaries and thefts. (March 30, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Dealing with a rare, real snow storm

                  Sometimes the weather guys and gals get it right and sometimes they don’t. From the looks of the past 24 hours or so, they were right this time, huh? Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at how last week’s forecast of a heavy snowfall turned out to be very accurate, and says it remains to be seen how long we’ll be dealing with the winter storm. (January 10, 2011, Page 4)

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