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Reader Input: New animal shelter needed

The current shelter is more than 40 years old and less than 10,000 square-feet. The floors are cracked and in need of repair. Dogs are locked up in kennels without outdoor runs or ...

Reader Input: Beware fleas like the plague

I have been hearing a lot about this Lyme disease while reading the newspaper in my current events class and it reminded me about another health threat in California and the rest o ...

Reader Input: Help before it’s too late

Aristotle once said that “the definition of insanity is doing something over and over and expecting different results.” After reading from the Associate Press about the ...

Reader Input: Obamacare a socialist step

Do you really want (President) Obama to turn this country into a socialist country? Really think about what that would do to you. If you have a lot of money and worked for it, it ...

Reader Input: Address big gun issues

The recent debate about gun control has had me thinking about the shootings and murders in our country. There are a lot of them all the time and the issue just begins to be notic ...

Reader Input: Start the graffiti abatement early

What can we do to prevent graffiti? I have been hearing about preventing graffiti at schools in the newspaper lately and I think “good for them.” Now if they would fo ...

Reader Input: Confront rising military suicides

In 2012, our death toll in suicides in the military (349) was higher than the deaths in combat (229), according to the Associated Press. Why is this happening and why isn’t ...

Reader Input: Armstrong only made it worse

I am responding to your article “Doping no big surprise, locals say,” Journal, Jan. 20. I have to say, I agree with Mr. (Brad) Kearns that it is not a surprise that L ...

Reader Input: Arm guards on campus

Armed guards should be on school campuses. School shootings, although they don’t happen every day, are almost always devastating. Some of these situations could be avoided ...

Reader Input: Stop looking down!

When you walk down the street most everything you see are people on their phones. My sisters freak out when they forget their phones. When my mom is driving I look over and I see ...