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Urge Congress to support policies that prevent, help fight cancer

Earlier last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 750 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers from across the country to urge Congress to support lifesaving policies that help people prevent and fight cancer. I called on lawmakers to increase federal funding for cancer research, co-sponsor legislation to improve patient quality of life and remove cost barriers to colorectal cancer screenings for seniors.

October 06, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Another mass shooting, seriously ?

Is anyone surprised at yet another school shooting? I'm not. There will be more, many more. They will be worse. Get used to it.

October 02, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Tell Governor Brown to veto AB 30

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September 29, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Glad to be back in my hometown

It was great to see the Turlock High water polo team looking so good [in Friday's Turlock Journal]. I have a vested interest in the team since my oldest son, Aaron, is the head coach. I see the last names of many of the sons of former players who were on the team under the late Steve Feaver. I know if Steve was around to see how the team is doing, he would approve of Aaron replacing him.

September 15, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Congress should leave meat labeling law alone

When Congress returns to the nation's capital next week, let's hope they fail to act on one issue important to farmers and ranchers in California and that issue is country of origin labeling (COOL). The future for California farmers and ranchers depends on our ability to label the high quality products we produce in the grocery store and we now have that ability through mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL). Despite this fact, Congress is on the verge of repealing a popular meat labeling law that farmers, ranchers and consumers from around the country fought for years to ...

September 04, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

City officials need to start enforcing noise ordinance


August 21, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

The kindness of a police officer showed me God's love


August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Noise pollution continues around fairgrounds

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August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Shame on you Mr. President

Considering the events of the past week, I find it appalling that the president did not call for flags to be flown half staff for the four Marines who were killed in Chattanooga. I also find it shameful that we allow our elected officials to display this kind of behavior.

July 21, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Fire Department urges common sense for Fourth

The Turlock Fire Department wants our citizens and community to have a happy and safe July 4th Holiday. We want to remind our citizens that only fireworks with the State of California Fire Marshal approval are legal to use in the City of Turlock. Fireworks that fly into the air or explode are considered illegal and are highly dangerous. The last few years, both the Fire and Police Departments have confiscated a number of illegal fireworks from our citizens. The trend of using illegal fireworks these past few years is definitely on the rise. We want to let our citizens ...

July 01, 2015 | Tim Lohman Turlock Fire Department Chief | Letters to the Editor

Drug testing as prevention, at the family level

Working in the field of drug addiction, I have come in contact with many people and families struggling and dealing with a loved one, a friend or family member who have become addicted or that drugs are bringing significate negative consequences in their lives. I am asked quite a lot, how do you prevent this from happening?

June 30, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Thank you Representatives Denham and Costa for supporting free trade

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June 26, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

A&L Poultry animal cruelty is only the tip of the iceberg

The Turlock community, and animal advocates around the country, tensely await the next phase of the preliminary hearing to determine if two local egg farmers will go to trial for animal cruelty.

June 12, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Good Samaritans still help strangers on the road


June 05, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

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Why you should skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

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November 24, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Gender inequality in sports still happening at all levels and locally

It is evident that gender inequality in athletics still exist today. This problem is not only clear in professional sports, but also in recreational, high ...

November 17, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


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