We should always demand truth

Soon after reading Kevin Daley’s guest column in the March 24 edition of the Tri-City Times, “Resolution would erode confidence,” I noticed the noxious taste of bile in the back of my throat which basically summarizes my feelings on what he wrote. Sen. Daley’s...

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City leaders want input from public

Presently the city continues to work diligently on hiring a new police chief. While working through this process, a discussion was held at committee level about having our police department managed by the sheriff. This was only discussed as one option. This idea has...

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Submit Hometown Health Heroes

The Michigan Public Health Week Partnership is seeking nominations of individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserve and improve their community’s health for its annual Hometown Health Hero awards. Hometown Health Hero awards are...

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Times change, but God does not

Here we are in the midst of the season of Lent. In a spirit of true tradition, Catholic Churches are offering the Stations of the Cross and hopefully many attend to recite them each Friday night in remembrance of the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ on the cross....

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Civics, finance explain gas prices

I have read the recent letters to the editor about Biden and I must say that some people need not only a civics class, but also to understand the financial workings of the USA. First, Biden doesn’t control Wall Street speculators on the price of oil. As oil prices...

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Public asked for TCHP survey input

The Thumb Community Health Partnership (TCHP) is conducting a Behavioral Health Survey in Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola counties through March 31, 2021, and we need your help. This survey is for everyone! We need input from the general public and community...

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Quit power games, release funds

As the political bickering over federal COVID funds—signed into law in December by former President Trump—continues between the Republican legislature and Governor Whitmer, the residents of this state suffer. Republicans in Lansing continually insist that the...

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Taking our freedom in baby steps

The restrictions imposed on citizens during this last year are unique and very dangerous. That is because they have, for the most part, been unilaterally imposed by one person in the executive branch of government. And it doesn’t matter if it is by the city, state or...

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Relief was voted along party lines

The Republican House and Senate has spoken. It is time for Lapeer County Republicans to realize that not one Republican member of the House of Representatives or Senate voted for the COVID-19 relief package presented by President Biden and the Democrats. It was voted...

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Wondering if the invitation is real

It’s an interesting invitation that Wally Maslowsky presents in his March 10 letter to the editor, inviting Biden voters to enlighten him as to why we made that choice. Although I would have preferred a progressive such as Liz Warren or Bernie Sanders, I was happy to...

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