Letters to the Editor

Reasons to support highway funding

To the editor:

Our nation’s future is at a crossroads. We need to solve the funding crisis facing our nation’s highways by May ... »

Goal of war should be to destroy enemy

To the edtior:

Seventy years ago on Feb. 19, back when wars were won by totally destroying the enemy, Marines stormed ashore on that sulfuric ... »

Tanning salon owner opposes ban

To the editor:

As an owner of an indoor tanning salon for 19 years, I will be the first to say a 2 percent loss of clients will not put me o ... »

Seniors encouraged to get involved

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Regarding suicides among older men in Iowa (“At risk,” Feb. 18). One of the best ways to combat the social isola ... »

Make funding Iowa schools a priority

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I believe that Iowans need to starting investing in Iowa’s youth. How we need to start investing in our youth is throug ... »

Walker’s common sense admirable

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With respect to Howard Dean, Shakespeare said it best “Me thinks he doth protest too much.” Dean is angry becaus ... »

Iowa veterans deserve better care

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Iowa is not sensitive to long-term care needs of veterans injured with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain ... »

Judicial system has entered a crisis

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A federal-district court judge ruled Alabama’s ban on marriage equality unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court declin ... »

Schools, state fair could work in sync

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To better break the school year between its two semesters, how about the governor tell our state fair to start and end earlier ... »

Raising gas tax isn’t the only option

To the editor: If Iowa needs more money to build, repair or replace our new highways, bridges, etc., rather than burden the public with an unpopula ... »

Impressive display of sportsmanship

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As the grandfather of a 9th grade basketball player, I was at the game described by Lynda Waddington in her Feb. 14 column &# ... »

TCR offers magical performances

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What a triumph for Theatre Cedar Rapids!

Dreamgirls was everything and more than I had hoped for. What major talent we ... »

Lower the legal drinking age

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Senate File 208, a bipartisan bill, would allow 19- and 20-year-olds to visit bars, if passed. It raises concerns in some col ... »

Seniors shown care and compassion

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We are very fortunate in our society as we age and those we hold so dearly do so as well, to have great caregivers in our com ... »

Sen. Joni Ernst earned her status

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Being on just one convoy in theaters of operation make you a combat veteran. With that out of the way, I will explain.

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