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 By John Overby    Opinion    December 11, 2013

Back off on the big city approach

I would like to thank David Noggles on his (letter to the editor) in the December 4 issue. I first heard about the CMC issues on the November 27 issue and the “red flags” started going up when I heard the three words: “just in time” when...

 
 By John Overby    Opinion    September 11, 2013

Star should rethink that position

After reading your Sept. 4 editorial “Might want to rethink that position,” I cannot help but come to the conclusion that maybe you should be the one doing the “rethinking.” 1) Alcohol, tobacco and gambling are also legitimate enterprises in...

 
 By John Overby    Opinion    August 8, 2012

Stop seeking federal money for local school

In the July 11 issue of The Star, Roger Lucas’ article on Linda Evans Parlette’s advocacy for an additional $15 million to upgrade the school district’s existing fields, track and gym, the following quote was cited: “This belief is supported...

 
 By John Overby    Opinion    July 18, 2012

Asking U.S. for rest of school projects funds is wrong

It is very discouraging to consistently read of the editorial position of this paper and the local school district’s position of calling on the federal government for funds to build the local school. The district already has $25 million from the...