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Michael A. Smith commented on Council should approve McGuire-Dent user fees

The fee doesn't apply to children at all.

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Ok. Thanks. That helps narrow it down. We've been looking into this but there's nothing obviously wrong on this end. We'll keep trying to figure it out.

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What sort of device are you using — a phone, tablet, computer?

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Are you still unable to read this story? We may be having some sort of technical problem, but can't determine what it is because the story is appearing correctly on our computers.

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Mr. Schroeder. I already had talked to a reporter about rounding up the information about unpaid parking tickets. I wanted to compare the collection rate on that to the 50 percent the city hopes to achieve on utility collection. We have reported parking numbers in the past. The city won't fi…

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Mr. DiFalco, we keep pretty good records of every letter and guest column we receive and we have none from you. Can you provide any detail about when and to whom you submitted a column and how we prevented its publication?

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Brian,
I did read the ordinance. Among other things it says — "A license holder shall not use public metered parking spaces other than what is stated in the license issued by the City." So you who's right? You are it?

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Matt didn’t have anything to do with this. It was a bad decision a page designer made late last night.
I apologize to Chief Mann about the photograph and have removed it.
Using this photograph was a violation of our policy about how and how not to use file photographs as mug shots. T…

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Michael A. Smith commented on Let's hope the state also scraps the pavers

Your are absolutely right about the north side of the intersection.

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This is called "attribution." It's the practice among journalists of citing the source of information. It appears very often in crime writing because most newspapers, including this one, require attribution of any statements of fact.