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    Letter: Need for healthy aging programs

    Every month of May, Americans celebrate The Older American’s Act. Congress has failed to re-authorize this act since 2011. There is a new movement to get the 2015 Congress to once again re-authorize.

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    Letter: Stop ISIS now

    Middle East problems are an enigma. Complexities of alliances and cultural-religious realities abound. Add to this crazy mix the actions our White House takes to downplay mention of radical Islamic terrorists and watch our president try to stop a Christian nun from Iraq from coming to the U.S. to...

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    Letter: Why seek appeal in clear-cut case?

    The headline reads, “Career criminal gets 24 years” (TCH, May 12). Faced with witnesses and clear evidence, the jury convicted him. Eighteen previous felony convictions. Of course, his attorney says he and his client will appeal.

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    Thankful Thursday: Sharing on the trail

    On a recent Saturday afternoon hike up the Badger Mountain trail my sister, an 80 year old avid hiker visiting from California, was having difficulty negotiating the steps portion of the trail.

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    Thankful Thursday: Law enforcement

    I am proud of and thankful for our local law enforcement in regards to three recent events. First, responders to a standoff and hostage situation in Kennewick put their lives directly at risk by shielding and rescuing the victims from gunfire. Also, the Richland Police Department held their “...

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    Thankful Thursday: Great service

    I would like to recognize the Sports Page for their great service and hospitality. Recently, I was with a group and the employees welcomed us, gave us great service, and excellent food. More establishments should follow in their footsteps with great customer service. They were also giving teachers...

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    Thankful Thursday: Weeding project

    On behalf of Tapteal Greenway, I would like to thank Jonas Childers for his recent Eagle Scout project in Amon Creek Natural Preserve. Jonas organized and supervised a group of more than 40 volunteers of all ages to clear out noxious weeds that were choking out native plants along the west fork ...

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    Thankful Thursday: Purse returned

    I would like to express my deep gratitude to the anonymous person who found my fully loaded purse in an abandoned grocery cart at the Richland WinCo on May 6 at 12:30 p.m. and immediately turned it into the main desk!! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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    Letter: Take America Back ... to what?

    The call to “Take America Back” has become a Republican Party mantra without revealing to the American people that Republicans actually mean “Take America back to the 19th century when there was no middle class, no unions to protect the rights of workers, no Social Security ...

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    Letter: Dam removal

    Patagonia’s film, DamNation, is going viral. It is being shown around the country to encourage the public and politicians to force breaching of the lower Snake River dams. Their thrust is that the Corps of Engineers used faulty economics in the feasibility study they completed in 2002.

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