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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Free water to schools was an ethical, not a legal, issue

    To the Editor: I am disappointed in the City of Manhattan’s determined course to deny free water service to schools and churches.  This seems to me more of an ethical issue, rather than a legal one.  When the city decided to pursue

  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Eating meat, getting sick

    Dear Editor: The flu epidemic has invaded 48 states, overwhelming medical facilities, exhausting vaccine supplies, and killing 29 children and thousands of seniors. Both the problem and solution to this disaster hinge on how we relate to animals raised for food.

  • Letters | January 20, 2013

    Despite Brownback’s boast, aircraft industry is faltering

    To the Editor: In his State of the State address Tuesday evening, Gov. Sam Brownback boasted, “We are the air capital of the world. Our aircraft industry is back on the ascent — and Southwest Airlines is soon to land in Wichita.”

  • Letters | January 20, 2013

    Help elementary teachers, but not at MHS’s expense

    To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the Mercury’s article on Jan, 10, “Faculty: Leave it alone,” which summed up a Board of Edu-cation hearing on possible changes to Manhattan High School’s schedule.

  • Letters | January 17, 2013

    Now’s the time to form teams for Relay for Life

    To the Editor: Salon Essentials is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to help “polish off” cancer and allow Relay for Life participants to “nail” down their spot in the Relay.

  • Letters | January 17, 2013

    How could paper’s reviewer not enjoy ‘Les Miserables’?

    To the Editor, My mother mailed me a recent article by your movie reviewer, G.W. Clift. In it, he makes a bold statement on “awful movies” of 2012 in that he includes “Les Miserables” at the top of his list. It must be pretty tempting

  • Letters | January 16, 2013

    Football program grateful for dedicated fan support

    To the Editor: On behalf of our players, staff and entire football program, I thank the entire Kansas State football family with all my heart for your genuine, caring and loyal support.  Once again you, our support base, have proven to be the very

  • Letters | January 15, 2013

    Do something wonderful; donate blood this week

    To the Editor: One of the reasons I enjoy living in Manhattan is the generosity in this community. Among those generous events are the community blood drives that happen every 56 days.

  • Letters | January 14, 2013

    Thanks for helping Optimists support programs for youth

    To The Editor: The Manhattan Breakfast Op-timist Club would like sincerely to thank everyone who sup-ported the Optimist Christmas Tree Lot this past holiday season. We had another suc-cessful year, thanks to those who purchased trees or decorations from us.

  • Letters | January 11, 2013

    It’s not too late to get a flu shot

    You’d just about have to be from another planet not to be aware that the flu has struck Kansas and most other states earlier this year than is normally the case. Updates appear regularly in newspapers, on television, office water coolers and anywhere else

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