Letters to the Editor

Don’t forsake the helpless

Editor: I am both pleased and quite concerned about the present legislation that is proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act. I am happy the present legislation under consideration maintains health care access for people with...

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Without malice

Editor: I am appalled at Cynthia Tucker’s column in Lagniappe this past week. You have no idea about the Comic Cowboys and who they are. You have no right to slander them in this manner. I know this group well. They are composed...

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Straightforward

Dear Editor: Thanks for your straightforward reporting of the happenings in our area. It is most refreshing to obtain facts instead of opinions. Your article and letter to the editor concerning [Baldwin County] Commissioner...

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In praise of whistleblowers

Dear Kevin, As a mother of a 7-year-old who finally found a love for ballet after her involvement in “The Nutcracker” this year, I am so thankful to you for reporting on what is taking place at Mobile Ballet. I have high hopes...

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Notes on ‘progress’

Dear Rob, I am responding to your article “Progress inside ‘failing’ schools.” The institutions are failing the students and the city of Mobile. You did receive a dog and pony show provided by our Southern belle of a...

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Tests are a part of life

Editor: No one likes standardized tests. My kids don’t. But the truth is, just like in life tests are a necessary part of school. In a couple of months your child and his or her classmates will take the ACT Aspire. It’s a scene...

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Despite what the board says

Dear Mr. Lee, We are writing to voice our concern over the future of Mobile Ballet. Our daughters have been students at Mobile Ballet for nearly five years, and the last two years have seen a noticeable decline of the quality of...

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Commissioner demands retraction

Dear Ms. Nicholes, Mr. Tynes and Mr. Holbert: As you know, I currently represent Mr. Christopher Elliott, who is a Baldwin County Commissioner, and who was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on May 14, 2016....

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Take a look around

Tomorrow morning millions of folks in Alabama will turn the switch, throw the car in reverse and head out for the daily responsibilities. Before leaving they’ll give a great deal of thought to where they’re headed, who they’ll...

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An open letter

Mayor Stimpson: January 2016 marked my first visit to Mobile. My husband and I came to town for the First Light Marathon. The race was enjoyable, and our post-race meal at Kitchen on George was delicious, but our stay at the...

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