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    Thomas Magnani: Easing growth

    I recently received a notice from the Town of Cary regarding a request by a housing management company to rezone a nearby property from one home per acre to five homes per acre. The applicant’s minimum estimate for the increase in students from this development is 38 students.

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    Jeff Albright: U.N. a joke

    Where is the United Nations? What is its purpose in this world? Why does America spend millions of taxpayer money on an organization that does nothing? Turn the United Nations building into a large 7-Eleven store and then maybe America and the world would be better served.

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    Brandi Bragg: Fracking reality

    The only people interested in fracking in North Carolina are those who will benefit monetarily. Yes, we need jobs and tax revenue but not from something that will end up polluting our waters and disrupting our environment. The oil companies that are defending this are not the ones that will have...

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    Myrl McCotter: Waste of water

    Is the growing ice bucket practice meant to make me feel less guilty about taking baths instead of showers, which use less of the planet’s water supply? Where are our environmentalists? They have given me the idea over the years that every little bit helps.

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    Pamela Ahlin: Involved parents essential

    Leslie Maxwell’s Aug. 22 Point of View “Deserting the idea of the common good,” complaining about homeschoolers, displayed her elitist bias. She did not write about this last year when the population of private schools was ahead of the homeschoolers.

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    Terry Barlow: Homeschool community

    Leslie Maxwell’s Aug. 22 Point of View “Deserting the idea of the common good” betrayed a woeful ignorance of the way homeschoolers have organized massively in our own locality to form a community of learning and to ensure that they are not mere isolated families centered on...

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    John Boni: Homeschooling better alternative

    Regarding the Aug. 22 Point of View “Deserting the idea of the common good”: Leslie Maxwell conveniently ignores the sad state of public education in a complaint that an increasing number of homeschoolers will “unravel” society. Can it be more unraveled than it already...

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    Helaina Hinson: Misplaced guilt for homeschoolers

    Leslie Maxwell’s Aug. 22 Point of View “Deserting the idea of the common good” on homeschooling was yet another absurd attempt to guilt homeschooling parents and spread false information about homeschooling to the public.

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    Kevin Nesbitt: Understandable rise

    Regarding Leslie Maxwell’s Aug. 22 Point of View piece “Deserting the idea of the common good”: This begins with the Wake County Public School System, closely followed by the N.C. Republicans’ policy of shelling our public school system.

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    Les Stein: Right to choose

    According to Leslie Maxwell’s Aug. 22 Point of View “Deserting the idea of the common good,” our homeschooling families are selfish because they are looking out for the interests of their own children at the expense of society in general. Never mind that so many of our schools...

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