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Matter of Opinion archive for May 8, 2008


Keo Chronicles: May 8, 1945

(Keo as a young woman, possibly in the 1890s, long before her journaling days.)Dressed my hair and put on makeup first thing when I got up. Seemed to give me more pep for the day.Io called up in afternoon and told us what a good…

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Crime Check/Communication: Vote yes

(S-R file photo of a county Crime Check/911 operator taken before Crime Check was downsized in 2002.)Our editorial today endorsed Proposition 1, a 0.1 percent sales tax that would update the county's emergency communications equipment and restore Crime Check.With today's soon-to-be obsolete equipment, local firefighters,…

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