Letters to the Editor

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    A reason to get dressed up

    How we dress for the occasion of receiving the body, blood, soul and divinity of Jesus Christ does matter. Do you dress for the occasion?

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    Holy Childhood is grateful to the 'fill-in' priests

    The people of Holy Childhood of Jesus Church in Mascoutah have experienced the true goodness of the Roman Catholic priesthood since the passing of our long-time pastor, Monsignor Jerry Hartlein, last Dec. 1. We have been enormously blessed by terrific "fill-in" priests who have worked hard to meet...

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    No need for the extremes

    I enjoy annoying politicians. It's my hobby. My hobby also leads me into discussions with people who are not politicians.

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    The law on teacher retirement

    A few statements in your story on Wednesday, "Still no deal with teachers," need to be corrected for your readers to get an accurate description of the legal requirements school districts have to fund the Teachers' Retirement System.

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    Sound-off 7/28

    I am writing regarding the parking meters around St. Peter's Cathedral and St. Elizabeth's Hospital on Second Street in Belleville. Family members do not always know how long they will be visiting their loved ones who are patients in the hospital. Also Mass may go longer at the Cathedral than expected...

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    Transplants help life go on

    My third trip to the Transplant Games of America, this year in Houston, Texas, was even more rewarding than the previous two in 2010 and 2012.

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    Only so much America can do

    I sympathize with the efforts of the thousands of undocumented alien children flooding across our borders. I've seen much of this planet and most of it is a cesspool. I'm sure all of these children can tell you horror stories as to why they shouldn't be sent back to their country. I know none of...

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    Lead and close District 189

    One of your letter writers decided to respond to my previous letter calling retired St. Clair County Judge Milton Wharton and his associates leeches and Uncle Toms.

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    All Star mis-selection

    The selection of Adam Wainwright as the National League starting pitcher at the All-Star Game over Clayton Kershaw was wrong, shows misplaced loyalty, and may come back to haunt the eventual National League pennant winner in October.

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    First, learn about state law

    Recently BND letter writer and St. Clair County Board candidate Tim Buchanan pontificated about county elected officials being eligible for unemployment insurance. Unfortunately for Buchanan, he only demonstrated his ignorance of state law.

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