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Orchids & Onions (February 11, 2014)

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Snow Removal Orchids to…

• Frank Reed, from grateful neighbor Kathy.

• Todd Holmes, from

• the Newells.

• John Tasca, from

• Gerhard Finke.

• Orchids to…

• all Icemen hockey players for the time, talent and hard work each of you have contributed, leading to the team success this year and in years past.

• Phil Swaim for his right-on letter, from a disgruntled Republican.

• Nancy Warren for speaking the truth.

• Gary Reynolds for the excellent letter to the editor, from Bill Lazzell.

• Natosha Eve and Jerimiah Harker for looking out for me this weekend, from B.

• all the firemen from Station 2 who made our Sweetheart

• Dance unforgettable, from Parkside Court.

• Larry Kleinhenz for helping get my car out of the snowy driveway, from Sue Ann Sims.

• Tipton Lakes Co. for keeping the streets and roads clear of snow.

• Joe Flora for getting my car out of the snow and into the garage, from Clara.

• Silver Oaks rehab staff and chef for taking good care of our mother, from the Taskey family.

• Dr. Pusca and the nurses on Tower 2 and CCU for the excellent and kind care, from Brent Coy.

• Deborah Perr for her wonderful and truthful letter to the editor, from Jearl Latham.

• Onions to…

• the organization that allows employees with children to stay home on school snow days but expects those without children to be at work and on time.

• those who keep submitting Onions to the hardworking men and women who plow the streets.

• school corporation for being inconsistent in school closings

• and delays.

• company whose employees park in public parking spaces downtown.

• the big-box store that has many specials but not enough clerks to help you find them.

• The Republic for being so thin on Monday and Tuesday.

• too many rental housing units for this size market hurting many small landlords.

• gas stations that raised their prices 41 cents in a matter

• of minutes.

• city officials for not having a homeless shelter.

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