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Sunday Lead Letter: Funding proposal would hurt Florida’s nursing home residents

For well over 30 years, Florida’s nursing home Medicaid program has told all providers that if the provider was willing to spend money on patient care, then the state would reimburse allowable care costs to reasonable caps.

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Monday Editorial: Job Corps continues to change lives

Congratulations to the latest graduates of Jacksonville Job Corps, which continues to provide students with highly diverse and marketable skills for the workplace!

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Legislature should keep hands off four-year college degrees

What would you call a proposed law change that would limit the ability of Florida state colleges to thrive and decrease educational opportunities for working class students?

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Friday’s Lead Letter: Immigrant children are facing health crises

The nightmare we are creating for immigrants in our country is profoundly impacting the health and well-being of children and the lives of millions of families. Twenty-five percent of the 70 million children under age 18 in the United States are living with at least one immigrant parent.

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Obama created a road map for cracking down on press

Before Donald Trump took an oath as president, he was at war with the press.

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Thursday’s Lead Letter: An answer to a Trump critic

The letter from the reader titled “Facts on Trump” presumably relies on the notion that something truly exists or happens (facts) and those facts are not contested (undisputed) regarding President Donald Trump.

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Guest column: America’s national parks badly need improvements

Our national parks are America’s favorite places, and many of them are right here in Florida.

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Thursday’s Editorial: City Council needs to approve Ability Housing settlement

From the start, the opposition to allowing disabled veterans into a 12-unit apartment complex in Springfield has been extreme.

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Tuesday’s Lead Letter: State Attorney’s new police oversight unit is appropriate

Steve Zona, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, has launched a pre-emptive strike criticizing State Attorney Melissa Nelson’s new human rights division.

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