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Every city council or school board has issues large and small that impact the lives of the people it serves.
New health issues threaten us regularly. Fortunately, we have periods committed to reminders about old foes and the damage they continue to do.
We have evidence now that’s more than apocryphal. People in service industries are leaving their jobs in record numbers.
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This is the way the governing majority ends. This is the way the governing majority ends. This is the way the governing majority ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.
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