Elections, sports keep us on our toes at The Times

By Chuck Kajer

It's been awhile, but it's nice to be able to write a column again.

Over the past two months, this page has been dominated by letters to the editor relating to the upcoming election. My column appears this week, a week before the election, because our newspaper has a policy that we do not run letters on candidates or issues in the edition immediately preceding an election.

One of the reasons we do this is because we don't want to have a last-minute charge raised in our paper without a candidate having the chance to respond in our newspaper.

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