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Letter: Too many citizens ignorant of founding documents

I read that the Seattle School District realizes how woefully lacking students are of the Bill of Rights, how laws are passed and how government is supposed to operate at the federal, state and local level. Most U.S. citizens fall under that category. One only has to listen to the comments by people on the street when a news person asks questions regarding these subjects to be convinced of this lack.

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Letter: University shows the way for green, sustainable living

The University of Colorado at Boulder is a green university teaching and practicing sustainable living. Students ride bikes and take transit and use permanent water bottles instead of plastic. Water is heated with solar and stored in huge holding tanks in the basements of the dorms. The water is recycled three times. A football game attended by 5,000 people generates no garbage because it is all sorted by the students into recycle or compost.

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