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Letter to the Editor
Saturday, March 9, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Regarding the news story “Spirit: Flights will go on even if tower closes at Palmer airport” (March 1 and Since Arnold Palmer Regional Airport can be operated safely in spite of a possible tower closure due to the sequester, why are the tower and tower personnel needed in the first place?

Shouldn't that taxpayer money be saved?

Reed Pederson


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