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Letters

  • Providing right-of-way to help bus system would cost city little

    To the Editor: After reading the article about the Area Transportation Agency’s fixed bus routes in Sunday’s paper, it is obvious to us that our newly elected city commissioners are holding up progress in the City of Manhattan. .

  • Poor residential planning creates costly problems for homeowners

    To the Editor: As a new member of the Manhattan community, I can say that my family and I are really enjoying the people and the community. As a business professional, I have had the opportunity to live in a .

  • Providing right-of-way to help bus system would cost city little

    To the Editor: After reading the article about the Area Transportation Agency’s fixed bus routes in Sunday’s paper, it is obvious to us that our newly elected city commissioners are holding up progress in the City of Manhattan. .

  • Why we need a change in government

    To The Editor: There is a lot of talk going on about who we need in charge in government. Do we need change and hope? You bet, Because Toto, we are NOT in Kansas anymore, or even the United States .

  • The concealed carry argument comes to a campus near you

    To the Editor: This letter is in reference to the ongoing discussion over concealed carry of a gun on college campuses in Kansas. The arguments against allowing concealed carry have in general contained most of the anti-gun control myths, which .

  • Thanks to Charlson Wilson for their constant professionalism

    To The Editor: This letter is to express sincere appreciation for Roy Worthington and the Charlson and Wilson Group..

  • Bob Reader backs the entrepreneurship we need in Kansas today

    To the Editor: There is a lot of talk going on about who we need in charge in government. Do we need change and hope? You bet, because, Toto, we are NOT in Kansas anymore, or even the United States .

  • Coping with cancer session Thursday

    To The Editor: I would like to extend an invitation to any person dealing with cancer to attend the I CAN COPE class offered this Thursday, March 22, at 5:30 p.m. at Mercy Regional Health Center in Bella 3 and 4..

  • When a pathogen escapes or a mad-man strikes, we will suffer

    To the Editor: I testified at the congressionally mandated risk assessment update on the controversial, proposed biosecurity level 4 lab on the K.S.U. campus..

  • Smokers don’t have the right to poison the air others breathe

    To the Editor: I am compelled to write a response to Mr. Dee Ross’s letter about how his rights are being stripped away because he is no longer allowed to smoke in public places in Kansas..

  • Pro-choice advocates give little thought to helpless babies

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article in which Rep. Sydney Carlin refers to those who do not agree with her as hypocrites. (Is that very smart in an election year?).

  • Stipend for ‘incidentals’ should complement athletic scholarships

    To the Editor: Regarding Jamar Samuels’ reported situation, I have argued for years that scholarship athletes should get a living stipend. It could be “salary” or based on need like academic stipends are. College athletes can’t work or take .


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