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Readers Write: Good old days, Charlottesville, charitable gambling, rent controls, travel to Vietnam

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There were some not-so-good days, too.

Readers Write: Terror attacks in Spain, Gen. John J. Pershing, Charlottesville,

People gathered Friday at a makeshift memorial on Las Ramblas, where a van attack killed 13 people on the busy street in Barcelona. Another vehicle assault in a resort town killed one and injured five.

This time, it was Barcelona.

Readers Write: High school football and concussions, Confederate monuments, CEOs and Trump, Sun Country

The Friday night lights have begun to dim.

Readers Write: President Trump and Charlottesville, editorial cartoons, Hiawatha Golf Club

Enough is enough. It's time to speak out.

Readers Write: Charlottesville and revisionist history, peaceful protests, Google and gender bias, Iran

It's time to own up to our past.

Readers Write: Charlottesville tragedy, Iran and Reagan

We can't look the other way.

Readers Write: North Korea, mining in northern Minnesota, tobacco regulation at the city level, gender bias in the workplace

Lesson from the Iran hostage crisis: Don't give enemy a global forum.

Readers Write: Amazon and retail, immigration policies, St. Paul's Ford site redevelopment

That "heat" on proven player — a giant — is warranted.

Readers Write: Leadership of President Donald Trump, Al Franken and 'political porn,' Foxconn subsidies, leadership and the 'court of public opinion,' Bears Ears National Monument

Tough conditions, terrific work.

Readers Write: Mining, Trump and North Korea, reading and math scores

Demand doesn't require our supply.

Readers Write: Foreign policy and North Korea, sex trade in Minnesota, gender bias, binge drinking, teaching supplies, math education

A long failure in East Asia.

Readers Write (Aug. 9): Minnehaha Academy's John Carlson, state arts funding, Loft Literary Center, Super Bowl ice castle, Met Council and taxpayers, attack on Islamic center, immigration

"Do what John did."

Readers Write: The Trump presidency, attack at Bloomington Islamic center, Minneapolis election campaign finance, communications strategies, Dayton's Bluff neighborhood concerns, pets and the environment

We opponents are not daft.

Readers Write: Timber harvest, Wells Fargo lawsuits, airport transportation, menthol tobacco sales, race relations

There is much that could be lost.

Readers Write: 'The Wilsonian dilemma' and war, Wisconsin's Foxconn subsidy, police practices

The complexities of war and peace.

Readers Write: Minnesota's cabin culture, affordable housing, wolf protections, James Lileks

Submitted for your disapproval.

Readers Write: Explosion at Minnehaha Academy, campaign funding in Minneapolis mayoral race, immigration policy, distracted driving

Dedicated school workers were lost.

Readers Write: Trump's view of the White House, affordable housing, fare increases for Metro Mobility and Transit Link, lessons of police shooting, opioid prescriptions, Minneapolis elections

The leader of the free world is not happy in our house?

Readers Write: Foreign embassies and consulates, housing, mining, Minneapolis city government, opioids, gender behavior

Caution — these roles may matter.