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Dec. 20, 2013 at 6:20 a.m.


THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to all the folks in the Crossroads area who have attended Cuero's Christmas in the Park. If you haven't been to the park, we will be open through Jan. 5 from 6-10 p.m. nightly. Treat yourself and the family to Christmas magic.

Mary, Cuero

THUMBS-DOWN

Thumbs-down to crime in Victoria. Too many crooks, not enough cops and too much probation.

Dennis, Victoria

Thumbs-down to GLAAD, the gay and lesbian group that is protesting the statement by Phil Robertson from "Duck Dynasty" against homosexuals.

What they did is tick off 12-13 million viewers of the show who didn't have an opinion about their gay organization. Now, they do, and so do I!

Freedom of speech, isn't that what they believe in also? A&E is a bunch of cowards!

Coach T, Schroeder

FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD

THUMBS-UP

Thumbs-up to the Nave Museum's "Art Spoken Here" exhibit that features pieces by Crossroads artists.

Thumbs-up to the ground-breaking ceremony for the Ken Garner Manufacturing plant. We are excited to see another company opening in Victoria.

Thumbs-up to everyone who took part in the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Thank you for giving gifts to area senior citizens during this holiday season.

Thumbs-up and thank you to H-E-B and all the volunteers who helped put on the annual Feast of Sharing at the Victoria Community Center on Thursday.

Thumbs-up and thank you to the Dow iGive Dollars for Doers grant program for contributing funds to nine Crossroads nonprofits.

Thumbs-up to the city of Victoria for offering its eighth Citizens Academy.

Thumbs-up to the Victoria City Council for voting down an increase in city fees and fines.

Thumbs-up to Theatre Victoria's production of the holiday revue "Winter Wonderland."

Thumbs-up to Christmas being less than a week away. We can hardly wait for that special day.

Thumbs-up to everyone who gave to charities, toy drives and more during this holiday season.

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