To the editor, After a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Donald Trump announced that he was honoring a campaign promise to bring American troops home from the Middle East. This turned out to be a lie. The troops were not headed home, but rather hurriedly moved to Iraq to get them out of harm’s way from Turkey’s military advance on America’s Kurdish allies. Trump doubled down on the lie by sending 3,000 U.S. troops to Saudi Arabia.
To the editor, 2019 has been a very busy year with building construction activity in the city of Janesville. From the completion of two new hotels adding 140 rooms, to new retail and restaurant construction, the city of Janesville has seen a flurry of activity.
To the editor, As a member of FACT, a statewide youth tobacco prevention movement, and Youth2Youth 4 Change, I would like to thank the city council members and city manager of Beloit for passing a comprehensive vaping ordinance.
To the editor, As a parent, we worry about our kids making the right decisions, doing well in school, etc. But now we have to worry about our kids being introduced to e-cigarettes and knowing what to look for. These devices can look like a USB flash drive and the newest device looks like a Fitbit! As parents, we have a reason to be concerned, because the use of these (devices) has skyrocketed by 272 percent among middle school youth and 154 percent among high school students in the last four years.