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    Crissy Gallardo: Support needed for Merced youth

    To my fellow Merced citizens who support investing in youth and the young citizens who spoke up and stood up during the recent city of Merced’s budget process: Thank you.

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    Garth Wright: Paranoia reacts to the border crisis

    Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, once stated the bigger the lie the easier it was for much of the population to swallow. The reason, he said, was that most people are small liars and when confronted by a huge lie they believe that it must be true because nobody would dare to make...

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    Jan Salles: Docked on dry land

    Due to the forecast for the coming year, the Merced Irrigation District, in coordination with the Lake McClure Houseboat Owners Association, has pulled approximately half the entire fleet of 220-plus houseboats from the lake in anticipation of historically low water elevations this winter. About...

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    Bud Wallace: Truckers urge cap-and-trade delay

    California truckers have been doing our part by spending nearly a billion dollars a year on cleaner equipment and cutting pollutants by over 90 percent. While we are continuing to pay to stay in compliance with many expensive California regulations, the California Air Resources Board is planning...

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    Mel Ladousier: Water needs of man vs. fish

    There is a logical, natural solution to the water battle for fisheries. Simply put, there shall be no more water released for fisheries than the amount of water coming into the reservoirs at any given time of the year.

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    Shelly Romeo: Better training needed

    No matter what kind of world we live in, once you have beaten someone into submission – especially a mentally ill woman – you’re done. The California Highway Patrol officer has a lot of rage in him and has no business on the force.

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    Gloria Barragan: Bible answers immigrant question

    Though we face issues of veteran services, social ills, climate changes and a troubled economy, America is the most blessed nation in all the world. None other can compare with our natural resources, personal wealth and creative talent. How are we as a people using the God-given graces?

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    Richard Lewis: Border crisis: Enough

    We may not be legally at war, but we are under attack from both foreign and domestic agents. The thousands of illegal immigrant children entering into this country are here with the help of the Mexican government and our seditious president.

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    Phoenix makes its case

    California veterans earn their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. But a recent piece from The Center for Investigative Reporting skewed facts and ignored others to fit an ideologically informed opinion. These were reprinted in the Sun-Star in “Next VA chief has a lot on his plate” (Perspective...

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    Henry DuPertuis: Court made correct call on Hobby Lobby

    I fear my friend who authored “Ideology trumps Constitution” (July 9) left out an important part of the Constitution in his letter. When reading of a particular issue in the Constitution, it is important to read all of it. The second part of the first sentence of the First Amendment...

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