Opinion

Letter to the editor

There was an interesting exchange of ideas Tuesday at the Allen County Commission meeting of which I had 15 minutes to discuss an option for the commissioners to gather citizens’ opinions regarding the possible acquisition of the Iola Industries property commonly referred to as Elks Lake, which is included in the 270-acre parcel.

New tech could make roads safer

The number of fatalities involving semis and other large trucks is spiking, making our highways increasingly perilous for drivers. And both federal regulators and the trucking industry have refused to take relatively simple steps to mandate the installation of new technology that could prevent rear-end collisions — a fact that should spark outrage and action.

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