“How can you teach lack of prejudice if you don’t practice it?” asks Karol Harlow. She concludes, “It’s one heart at a time. It’s one thought at a time.”

Let us not, as a community, make it worse for the victim who was courageous enough to come forward. Let us not re-victimize her.

In the same way the state is trying to make up for federal-government shortfalls, we believe local government has an important role to play, too.

The local board must stand its ground in assessing what is best for the community it serves.

The rug — of Civil Service protections — was pulled out from under Knox workers on New Year’s Day.