Opinion

Letter: Couple grateful for anniversary meal

We had stopped at a favorite restaurant to have dinner. The waitress had come to take our drink order and we chatted a bit about the day being our 54t ...

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Letter: Listen to Hillary Clinton with open mind

Regarding the May 18 letter #x201c;Clinton can't identify with middle class#x201d;:Did the letter writer listen with an open mind to what Hillary Clin ...

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Cedar Rapids Council tempers its high-rise hopes

In the end, will the #x201c;wow#x201d; be more powerful than the #x201c;whoa?#x201d;The #x201c;wow#x201d; is One Park Place, a 28-story high-rise deve ...

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Serviceman’s Purple Heart belongs in Cedar Rapids

Leonard L. Kelly was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. Before enlisting in the Army to fight in World War II, he worked at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids. ...

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Letter: UI should focus on underage drinking

The University of Iowa's focus on social justice issues makes no sense. The real issue is alcohol and drug abuse. Specifically in the case of Marcus O ...

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Farming from fence row to fence row

#x201c;Farmers should plant fence row to fence row#x201d; was a directive made nearly half a century ago by Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz who opp ...

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Letter: Support Heiden for Johnson supervisor

It is with boundless enthusiasm and great confidence that I endorse Pat Heiden for Johnson County supervisor. She has demonstrated an in-depth ability ...

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Vote in upcoming primary elections

Primary Election Day is June 7, and I encourage all eligible Iowans to make their voices heard by participating. Exercising the right to vote is one o ...

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Letter: Friese, Lewis will protect farmland

In the June 7 Johnson County supervisor primary, I am voting for Kurt Friese and Jason Lewis. They have made the commitment to stop urban sprawl by sh ...

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Letter: Clean water, climate priorities for Hogg

I hope readers will support Rob Hogg in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate on June 7. He has been my state legislator for 14 years and I have ...

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Party platform influence is poor concession

Word is that Democratic officials are hoping to heal the rift between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters. It's a good goal, even if the act ...

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Letter: Monica Vernon is a trusted leader

Monica Vernon and her family were great neighbors of ours, she is a great mom and wife, and a dedicated community leader. I trust her and I know she'l ...

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