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July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013: Letters to the editor

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Incidentally, more than 40 of the 125 people who opposed wind farms in Tipton County were not even Tipton County landowners.

Tipton County desperately needs an economic boost, and juwi and E.ON wind energy will provide an opportunity for growth. Let’s move forward, not backward. While the status quo may seem comfortable, true progress never stands still.

And you know what they say about assumptions.

Karen Adams

Kokomo

City residents, too, could see turbines

The city of Tipton has the same wind farm ordinance as Tipton County. What this means is that anyone living on the outskirts of the city, before the 2-mile radius, could be affected by wind turbines that could be built within that 2-mile buffer.

If you could be affected and are not favorable to this, you can attend a Tipton County Citizens for Responsible Development meeting in Kempton at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Look forward to meeting you.

Jim Leffler

Tipton

‘Many want to take our unions out’

I was blessed to retire from Delphi in 2001. People in America must fight on for our unions, as many want to take our unions out.

So, people, you must ask God to help you. Put the right people in control. They all promise and don’t deliver.

I will never forget my committee person, Mike Whitman, and my great foreman, Dave Walker.

Shirley Wallace

Kokomo

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