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Let's face it--Mile High is nearing its end. To ensure that a community asset stays in Denver, we have to build a new stadium. We, the people of Denver, have nourished the Denver Broncos for 37 long years; to ensure that they stay here for another 37, the people of Denver need to show their support and provide the team with a new place to play.

Sabrina Anthony and Ryan Kumar
Littleton

To Plug or Unplug
I take exception to Jeff Conn's December 25 letter and his comment that "Denver DJs in general aren't very talented."

Has he tried turning the knob to other stations? There are a few talented DJs out there. I have been a DJ for five years on an NPR station, KUVO/89.3 FM. I consider myself a talented DJ. However, our program director does not allow obscenities on-air. Any irregularity in any way is reason for dismissal.

I would think the FCC would frown on such language and/or behavior.
I myself am not on the air for the purpose of "almost" offending the audience. My purpose is to play music that listeners like. I take great pride in preparing my playlist, knowing there are some satisfied audiences out there.

Maybe Conn should listen on Friday nights between 7 and 9 p.m. and hear what a talented DJ sounds like.

Justina Curlee
Denver

Nanny of the Above
Regarding Richard Williams's November 27 letter about Patricia Calhoun's "Sitting in Judgment," in the November 13 issue:

I agree that these "absentee" parents share a large measure of the blame for the problem in general, and I'm sure that, in many cases, they take advantage of young girls whom they hire as nannies. However, the killers must take all of the blame for the deaths. I believe that if you kill someone, either intentionally or through negligence, you should be punished. That the judge in the infamous nanny case would reduce a conviction and sentence to "time served" is beyond my capability to express.

That child's life meant nothing to our so-called criminal-justice system and meant less than nothing to the nanny. The nanny should be punished in kind.

Dave Sifers
via the Internet

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