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    Electric rates shoot up

    I read with great skepticism a recent article in the O'Fallon Progress stating the city had approved a 24-month extension of its electrical aggregation contract with Homefield Energy. City leaders said they hoped they were approving savings for O'Fallon electrical users.

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    Bigger issues than pollution

    I would like to thank Joe Reichert for correcting my letter of March 26.

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    Murtha not qualified

    BND letter writer Cindy McMullan missed the point entirely in her recent letter. She supports President Obama nominee Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General. Why? Apparently because Dr. Murthy believes gun control is good for the nation's health. If McMullan thinks there's more to the job, none of it ...

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    Opinion tilts the correct way

    I enjoy reading the good letters from down-to-earth, concerned citizens and the cartoons by icon Glenn McCoy and the great editorials by the Belleville News-Democrat. Now the anti-concerned citizens like letter writer Jim Walters, black and white, always have their say.

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    Let us live free in Shiloh

    Shiloh is becoming little Russia under Vladimir Putin's (Jim Vernier's) rule.

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    Asking for home loan defaults

    I could not believe my eyes when I read the article on "Welcome Home Illinois." Forgivable loans of $7,500 to help people who cannot come up with a down payment to buy a house? It's deja vu all over again, as a famous ball player once said.

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    Be aware of alcohol risks

    April is the 28th annual Alcohol Awareness Month declared by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Alcohol is still the most widely used substance by America's young people. Alcoholism and alcohol-related problems are the No. 1 public health problems in the United States. In fact...

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    Sound-off 4/21

    Former St. Clair County Judge Michael Cook agrees to be disbarred. I guess so. Otherwise he could have to wait five years to be reinstated vs. three years.

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    BND missed the big story

    I'm disappointed that the News-Democrat gave so little coverage to what may be one of the most monumental episodes in recent American history. To recap for those who don't know what happened:

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    Caseyville Township opinions are his own

    In response to the letter from Caseyville Township Trustee Richard Donovan about my previous letter: Nobody, and I mean nobody, tells me what to write, say or do.

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