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    Job-driven training key to stronger workforce

    As the U.S. secretary of labor, I meet with employers around the country of all sizes and from an array of industries. So many of them tell me the same thing: They’re ready to grow their businesses and to hire more people. But here’s the rub: too often, they can’t find workers who have the skills they need.

  • Florida’s “Right to Work’ guarantee

    Charlie Crist stated that if elected governor, he would revisit Florida’s Right to Work Law. But I’m confused as to why.

  • Croc’s death unnecessary

    A comedian once noted that, “There ain’t no cure for stupidity.” That adage again rings true. First, there was the couple swimming in the Gables Waterway in the middle of the night that was were bitten by a crocodile at home minding his own business. Then, somehow, the crocodile winds up dead after trappers reportedly snared it and fought it for 30 minutes.

  • FIU seeks ‘respectful’ coverage

    We are disappointed that the Miami Herald has decided not to cover our football home opener, although we have credentialed members of the Herald staff. We did not issue a media credential to the Herald’s beat reporter because of concerns we have brought up to the reporter and editors about his antagonistic interactions with our student athletes, coaches and staff. He is not banned from FIU or FIU Stadium. He just does not have additional access beyond that of the public.

  • The readers’ forum

    All eyes turn to Florida’s gubernatorial debate

    When it comes to election time, one state is almost certain to garner national attention.

  • Tribute to a teacher

    Re the Aug. 28 obituary Thomas Wyroba, 64, beloved teacher at Miami’s New World of the Arts.

  • Dismal voting day

    A lone voter at 9:30 a.m. faced 16 poll workers at the Coral Gables Congregational Church, where four precincts were open on Election Day. As this was only a primary, there were no long lines.

  • Southern border

    Re the Aug. 25 editorial, Action on immigration: We are indeed heading into dark times when a major American newspaper urges the president of the United States to act unilaterally.

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    FIU expansion good for community

    I’m writing in support of Florida International University’s expansion to the land next to it...

  • The readers’ forum

    Eastern Shores flotilla is ridiculous

    Jenny Staletovich’s Aug. 24 article, Floating homes may be answer to rising seas, seems to be nothin...

  • Crammed in the air

    There have been several stories recently about arguments on airplanes because of passengers reclining their...

  • Don’t blame cops

    The Miami Herald’s Opinion pages hit a an all-time low with the Aug. 23 Other Views feature, Stopped...

  • Broken system

    As a first-generation immigrant, I am glad the White House is going to take executive action on immigration...

  • Land of laws

    I agree with Sabriya B. Ishoof that the death of Michael Brown is disturbing, as is the death of every youn...

  • Cop cameras needed

    Re the Aug. 22 article Mayor Gimenez wants cameras on all police: I’m a criminal-defense lawyer and ...

  • Nan Rich slighted

    Only the cynical can exult in the short shrift Democrat Nan Rich got from most of the media, enabling her c...

  • Better border control

    Does it bother anyone besides me when we hear about all the people sneaking into this country. How do we kn...

  • Crocodile attack

    Calling running into a crocodile in a middle-of-the-night swim in an unlit canal a confrontation is like ac...

  • Burger King uproar

    While there is a growing uproar over Burger King’s plan to move its headquarters to Canada, it is on...

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