Our neighbors need help

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

The lead stories in this week's issue of The Times reflect an event that happened far away.

At first glance, you wouldn't think last week's earthquake in Haiti would have much of an impact in a town like New Prague. The earthquake hit thousands of miles away on a distant island.

But our world has changed dramatically. We've since learned that Haiti is really right in our country's backyard. The people of Haiti are our neighbors.

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