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Your Views: To Evansville residents: vote ‘yes’ on library referendum

On the Nov. 8 ballot, not only will there be the normal local, state and presidential elections but also two questions regarding the expansion of the Eager Free Public Library—one to finance the city's portion of the project over 10 years and...

Your Views: Sick of Ryan putting party over principle

I wish the families of the victims of illegal immigrants would continue to camp in front of Rep. Paul Ryans' residence until Ryan stands up to his responsibilities. The whiners who contend that it is tasteless have no regard for the torment these...

Your Views: Walker follows Koch brothers’ agenda

Gov. Scott Walker has certainly done his part to advance the Koch brothers call for lower corporate taxes, less corporate regulation, restrictive management of elections, less oversight of industry (particularly in environmental areas) and more...

Your Views: Brain injuries can happen to anyone

Thank you for publishing the important article, “Fists, not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults” (Aug. 28, page C5). Having seen the damage even a mild brain injury can do to a person, women in domestic violence situations...

Your Views: Chimney swifts have a home in Janesville

At a time when birds are under stress because of habitat loss, chimney swifts are struggling because many chimneys are capped or removed. We are fortunate that they still have places to gather and roost here in Janesville before their long trip to...

Your Views: Ordinance needed to address overspray

I would appreciate your help in making folks aware of a problem that plagues more than a few residents—that of painter's overspray during the temperate months. Commercial painters often use high-pressure paint spray guns to get through jobs...

Your Views: More pharmacies should stop selling tobacco

Oct. 1 marks the two-year anniversary of CVS pharmacies choosing to not sell tobacco products. The Youth2Youth 4 Change coalition would like to thank them once again for making this decision. It makes sense for pharmacies to not sell tobacco since...

Your Views: Donald Trump operating at grade school levels

Well, Donald Trump just spent a couple of hours in Mexico, and now he probably thinks he's the greatest foreign policy expert that ever lived. Leading experts on the subject have said he's at a second or third grade level. As for speaking ability,...

Your Views: Conservatives’ fear mongering hurts nation

When loyalty to country took precedence over factions, politicians used to ask us to seek common ground, common good and even the greater good. They asked us to fight common enemies like tyranny, disease and ignorance, not each other.

We've now ...

Your Views: Candidates should talk about reducing chronic disease

There's been a lot of talk this election season about healthcare. The candidates like to talk about how they would make it cheaper or get it to cover more people, but I'd like to hear a little more. I'd like to hear specifically how they would address ...