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    Letter: Overcrowded schools

    I am a concerned citizen. I live in south Kennewick and they are planning on building more houses in the Cascade school district. Now, I know for a fact that Cascade Elementary has so many kids already attending, that the principal has had to turn away transfers that have moved to our district, ...

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    Letter: Adults responsibility

    Lindsy Gladstone (Letters, Nov. 9) wrote the letter ‘Stop the Bullying.’ I am adding the following comments:

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    Letter: Tri-Cities growth

    From the year 2010 to now, the population of the Tri-Cities area has increased by almost 24 percent. More and more people are moving to and visiting the area and therefore the population going from 193,567 people to 253,340 people in a mere four years. For a mid-sized metropolitan city these numbers...

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    Thankful Thursday: Local heroes

    If you ask a child what a hero looks like, they may tell you they wear a cape or are green or that they carry a big hammer. However, to the children and families served at Safe Harbor and My Friends Place, heroes look like you. We live in a wonderful community with people who recognize that children...

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    Thankful Thursday: Thanks to the veterans

    A huge “thank you” to all the businesses here in the Tri-Cities that acknowledged our present and past military personnel by offering free meals, haircuts, etc. this past Veterans Day.

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    Thankful Thursday: State swim champs

    I have had the privilege over the last 30 years to watch some memorable youth and high school sporting events. None could top what I saw last weekend at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way when the Richland Bomber Girls Swim & Dive team earned the state 4A championship. The competition...

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    Letter: Comprehension test

    Dennis Rockwell (Letters, Nov. 11) states he voted for Initiative 594 and indicated he comprehends its contents. I wonder if he comprehends the impact of I-594 on people who participate in the shooting sports when they want to try out a colleague’s new gun (a gross misdemeanor). I wonder ...

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    Letter: Smarter than the rest of us

    Jonathan Gruber’s recently discovered video comments cause me concern about our government’s credibility. If you don’t know, Professor Gruber was a primary architect of the Affordable Care Act. On repeated occasions, he called the American voters “stupid.” He states...

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    Letter: I-594 exemptions

    RE: I-594, supporters said don’t worry — exceptions were made. Look carefully at those exceptions.

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    Letters: Try, try again

    We couldn’t agree more with the Herald’s observation in its Nov. 14 editorial, “Conservation fund a good idea despite its rejection.” The Our County, Our Future campaign for a Benton County Conservation Futures Fund hasn’t given up. We are taking a breather as ...

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