Opinion

Writer thankful for couple’s generosity

To the editor:

Many thanks to the young lady and her husband for the fleece blanket they bought for me at Sam’s Club on Nov. 12.

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Drumsticks for the deserving

Happy Thanksgiving Day to all.

Years back, when I first came to town, I used my Thanksgiving column to hand out honorary turkey drumsticks t ... »

Veterans grateful for handmade cards

To the editor:

On Veterans Day, I enjoyed breakfast at the Johnson Avenue Hy-Vee in Cedar Rapids. I am a Navy veteran of the Korean War and W ... »

A Thanksgiving thought for you

To the editor:

This Thanksgiving is especially thought-provoking. Life is so precious and wonderful.

Thanksgiving represents more than ... »

Ferguson can’t answer nat’l concerns

While we’ve known for some time we’d ultimately weigh in on the outcome and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., we did not expect the timing to ... »

Grow inspiring places

Placemaking capitalizes on a community’s assets, inspiration and potential, with the intention of creating public spaces that promote people ... »

Political Cartoon

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Change percentage of votes needed

To the editor:

The editorial opposing the super majority for bond issue elections in the case of the Johnson County Jail brings memories of s ... »

Health professionals deserve thanks

This Thanksgiving week, let’s thank our Iowa public health professionals who go above and beyond to protect the health of all Iowans.

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Learn from preservation history

Reading The Gazette’s “Time Machine” piece on Sunday, it’s tough to shake the sad thought of what might have been.

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If you intend to turn, please use signal

To the editor:

I don’t generally subscribe to conspiracy theories, but I can’t help but wonder who is suppressing the operation ... »

Proper protocol not always followed

To the editor:

Isn’t it interesting on the subject of the Keystone XL pipeline, the president insists that we work through all the pro ... »

Retailers can learn from consumers

This time of year, the holiday season, has been built on a foundation of generosity. It is difficult to get through a day without being reminded th ... »

Political Cartoon

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Assistance would have been helpful

To the editor:

On Nov. 14, my future son-in-law had lost a load of railroad timbers out of the back of his pick up truck on an off ramp of ... »

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