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    Cal Poly: A year-round school?

    Cal Poly will consider the benefits and drawbacks to keeping campus open year-round. We think that's a good thing.

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    Pops concert news is not music to ears

    Instead of treating us to a rousing, end-of-summer concert by the sea, this year the San Luis Obispo Symphony will offer something different: the sounds of silence.

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    Why did they accept hate money?

    If we’d had the chance to interview presidential candidate Ted Cruz during his visit to Nipomo this week, here’s one question we would have put to the senator: Why accept a campaign donation from a white-supremacist leader in the first place?

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    Road repair is on the right track in SLO County

    San Luis Obispo County is in economic recovery mode — the recent passage of a budget that adds 83 full-time-equivalent positions is proof of that — but here’s a reality check: The county still has a lot of catching up to do.

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    No justice for victims in fraud case

    The criminal proceedings — or rather, lack of proceedings — in an $8 million North County fraud case have some investors feeling as if they’ve been victimized twice, first by the defendants and now by the criminal justice system. We don’t blame them.

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    A flimsy appeal shouldn’t halt Harbor Terrace plans

    In an area where beachfront rooms can easily go for $300 a night, the Port San Luis Harbor District is proposing something remarkable: ocean-view accommodations for as little as $35 to $40.

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    St. Fratty’s report leaves a bitter taste

    Three months after the notorious “St. Fratty’s Day” fracas — the out-of-control party near Cal Poly that culminated in the collapse of a garage roof — we have an official report released by the university. The findings, based primarily on interviews of attendees...

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    County should follow SLO’s lead on open government

    By the time they met a few weeks ago to decide whether to grant a permit for a controversial rock quarry near Santa Margarita, individual supervisors had already toured the site with the project applicant.

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    Speak for yourself, Cuesta leaders, not your school

    We’re affixing a Tribune letterhead to brickbats for Cuesta College President Gil Stork and Athletic Director Robert Mariucci to let them know our official opinion: They were out of line when they sent out letters in support of the Phillips 66 rail spur project on Cuesta College stationery...

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    Symphony controversy reveals zeal

    It’s been nearly three weeks since the termination of Michael Nowak, the San Luis Obispo Symphony’s music director, was announced, and the fallout continues.

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