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Soapbox Philosophy: Clinton question turned unintentionally muddy
by Gregory R. Norfleet · Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
In an effort to create a simple and direct question, apparently I stepped into the mud.

Letter: Clinton vote promises more rights, security
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
The choice is very clear in this election.

Letter: Coverage of Friends Church appreciated
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
On behalf of West Branch Friends Church, I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the Times for your coverage of the recent Centennial Celebration for our fine old building at 116 N. Downey St.

Letter: Food pantries cannot cover nutrition needs
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
I am writing in response to your editorial of Oct. 20, “Move toward food pantries.”

Letter: Imagine Trump with US power at his fingertips
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
Grotesquely maniacal Donald Trump in face of his perverted ways being subject to rejection by the American electorate excuses himself as being victim of our democratic elections being rigged by everyone against him.

Letter: Let your vote send message to Republicans
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
Please vote for Democrats.

Letter: Missing civility, empty cannons and GW Bush?
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
A story about the peaceful transfer of power: It was 9 a.m. in California, on Jan. 20, 2001, and the inauguration was about to begin.

Letter: Trump doesn’t want adulation to ever end
Opinions/Editorials · October 27, 2016
Donald, Donald, Donald!

Editorial: Move toward food pantries
Opinions/Editorials · October 20, 2016
Hoover Elementary hosts an “Operation Backpack” that reaches pupils up through sixth grade with food and hygiene products. This year, volunteers cooperating with West Branch’s middle and high schools started a similar project for those grades. And over the weekend, Iowa City High School senior Lucia Wagner reported on her new food pantry in front of a panel of judges at the Hoover Uncommon Student Award Presentation Day.

Senate Update: Expanding skilled workforce is key to Iowa’s continued growth
by Bob Dvorsky, State Senator · Opinions/Editorials · October 20, 2016
Iowa’s shortage of skilled workers has been our biggest obstacle to economic growth. Investing in education and job training can change that.

Letter: Time to vote for Patty Judge for a change
Opinions/Editorials · October 20, 2016
Please vote for Patty Judge.

Editorial: Potential for golf course success
Opinions/Editorials · October 13, 2016
Right now, the golf course remains in limbo. We hope someone will step forward to preserve it.

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