Sunday, September 23, 2018

Letters To The Editor

Saturday’s letters: Some tips to avoid crushing student debt and to get a job

A diploma, big debt, and then what? | Column, Aug. 25Life tips for indebted studentThe columnist seems like a good kid, but why on earth would you incur more debt to get a graduate degree that won’t make you any more employable? He writes, "There...
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Sunday’s letters: Remembering Barry Cohen as a young law student

After a terminal diagnosis, powerhouse attorney Barry Cohen lives his life | Aug. 24The lawyer as young law studentSue Carlton’s column concerning Barry Cohen brought back some fond memories of many years ago when he was a young law student renti...
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Monday’s letters: Getting women into the construction trades

Skilled labor is hard to find | Aug. 30Hiring women in construction jobsThe shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry is real, but it also offers young people and career changers the opportunity to make a living wage and start a ca...
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Friday’s letters: Don’t let them drill off the Florida coast

A push to drill, shrug off spill | Aug. 27Don’t drill off the coast of FloridaThe American Petroleum Institute’s "Explore Offshore" coalition recently expanded to the Sunshine State, launching its Florida campaign discussing the future of drillin...
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Thursday’s letters: In our partisan primaries, the center did not hold

Outsiders in | Aug. 29The center did not holdGood grief. Way to go, Florida partisan politics. We ended up with two guys who pandered their way to the extremes with no thought other than sucking up to fans of Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Don...
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Pasco Letters to the Editor for Aug. 31

Re: Is ‘Live PD’ bad for Pasco’simage? | Aug. 24 C.T. Bowen column‘Live PD’ shows that deputies are humanIt is too bad in your list of things to do you decided to add this ridiculous article to it.Please get over yourself. This show is no differ...
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Wednesday’s letters: Guess what? Oil reached our beaches

Deepwater Horizon oil spill didn’t really hurt Florida, pro-drilling leaders say | Aug. 27Oil on the beachFormer Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp has just demonstrated the uselessness of that position. If he really doesn’t know enough about what happened w...
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Tuesday’s letters: How many more must die in shootings before we act?

Gunman kills 2, then self | Aug. 27How many more must die?This is twice now in hardly more than six months that our state has had high-profile shootings. How many more deaths will it take for real, meaningful measures to be taken to ensure public...
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Sunday’s letters: Understand the Loop Current’s role in Red Tide

Tests find algae at one beach | Aug. 23Red Tide and its many causesRed Tide is the bloom of the harmful alga, Karenia brevis. Blooms form in the middle of the continental shelf when nutrient concentrations are low, enabling the slow-growing K. brev...
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Saturday’s letters: Here’s a better plan for workers who need family leave

Rubio outlines paid family leave plan that lets people take from Social Security | Aug. 2Here’s a better way to pay for leaveSen. Marco Rubio has introduced a bill, the Economic Security for New Parents Act, to allow new parents to receive income...
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