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Letter: Children’s Museum responds to critics

By demolishing the Drake, the museum’s goal is not to create more parking; it is to reallocate money being spent on a building that no one has found a way to save so that the museum can offer programs that benefit children and families in our community. But we have heard the city’s concerns, understand the position of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, and look forward to working with the city to find a solution.

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Letter: Local union is radicalized

My main reason for joining is that I did not want to be a freeloader: getting union benefits without paying my fair share. But I hate the cult-like aspects—and the radicalization.

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Letter: Greenhouse gas bill deserves our support

H.R. 763—The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act—is currently before Congress and puts American greenhouse gas emissions on pace to stay below a 2 degree rise and does it affordably without additional regulation.

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Letter: Not all virtual schools are the same

Virtual schools, like district public and private schools, are not all the same. It is time for policymakers and public communities to recognize that; there are bound to be a few in education who act as if they are above the law.

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Letter: Capitalism is underappreciated

Touche to columnist Nate Feltman for acknowledging the virtues of a legal and economic system that, sadly, too many are quick to take for granted and to dismiss without appreciating its achievements.

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Letter: Beholder owner shuns neighborhood

Mr. Brooks’ attitude and actions have not endeared him to the community. He has not reached out to other businesses, takes no interest in neighborhood issues or community associations.

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Letter: Recovery centers not created equal

Many of these new providers are for-profit startups attracted primarily by the increased demand in recovery services. I am proud to serve an organization such as Fairbanks who has a trusted history of care, with 75 years of serving the recovery community here in Indiana.

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Letter: 5G installation by surprise

Imagine returning from work one day to find a 5G tower pole has been erected in the right-of-way at the front (not the corner) of your property. That is what happened to me in Fountain Square.

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Letter: The challenge of vacant groceries

While we understand Kroger’s decision to consolidate the number of its stores, we nonetheless are extremely concerned with what might end up at the intersection of 86th Street and Ditch Road.

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Letter: Eliminate gun-free zones

Gun-free zones are considered to be “soft targets.” Deranged shooters are attracted to them because they will be able to get their 15 minutes of fame before they are stopped.

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LETTER: Cautious Indiana misses opportunity

The excuses by Gov. Holcomb, Speaker Bosma and most of the Legislature to avoid what the vast majority of their voting constituents not only approve of, but have asked for—the legalization of marijuana—have become very old, trite, archaic and almost embarrassing at this point.

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LETTER: Future rail will doom trail

In 2017, leaders from Fishers, Noblesville and Hamilton County, owners of the roughly 40-mile railroad running from downtown Indianapolis to Tipton, announced they were going to turn the railroad into a multi-use trail. Nearly 12,000 residents opposed the trail-only solution, suggesting a rail-with-trail instead. Those residents formed “Save the Nickel Plate,” met with local leaders […]

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