Letters to the Editor

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Today there are approximately 600 off-leash areas in the U.S., and that number continues to grow because of their overall success. There simply is no reason to believe that such areas will be any less successful in our city.

Tad Rogers

Bands on the Run

Group therapy: Regarding John La Briola's "Front and Center," in the April 17 issue:

I wonder if you were really thinking about Paul Fonfara's career, or the way this article would affect his relationship with the people that he interacts with. Most of the people in his current band were also people in some of his past bands; I know some of these people, and I can't help but wonder if printing his dismissive comment about bands being bullshit was really an error in judgment on your part. Paul has his problems, but at the same time, I'm wondering about airing them so...fully.

I know that stories with spice are a better read, but you may have done more harm than good with this one -- for everyone involved. As a journalist, John La Briola should have more responsibility than what he's shown.

Erin Nelson

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