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Opinion | The TV Window to Other Worlds

To the Editor:

I was touched by Rob Henderson’s cogent reflection on and appreciation for the outsized role TV played in forming his understanding of America’s elite culture and enabling him to navigate it (“I’m Not Rich, I Just Watch a Lot of TV,” Sunday Review, Oct. 11).

His essay made me grateful for all such external stimuli that expand my world, whether comic books (which I devoured as a kid), newspapers, books, movies, art, music or, yes, even TV.

Addy Whitehouse
Waukesha, Wis.

To the Editor:

When I was growing up as a lower-middle-class kid in an Alabama cotton town, necessity often dictated that I successfully navigate worlds as disparate as those of sharecroppers and gentry. With parents from backgrounds a rung below even mine and my siblings’, I realized early on that to learn the spoken and unspoken languages of the worldly and educated, I was going to

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Window, door improvements made

We have all been spending more time at home over the past year, so home improvement issues have come to the forefront of many minds. Home improvement companies have been searching the globe to find new and better ways to make our homes more comfortable year-round — for example, the European Tilt and Turn Vinyl Windows and Doors series.

American Thermal Window of Chicago and its Sahara Window and Doors division, which recently relocated from Mount Prospect to an expanded facility in Niles, is no exception. In fact, the company recently added this series to its inventory.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

“This sophisticated style has been available for years in Europe. Turn the handle upward and the upper part of the sash tilts slightly to allow safe and easy ventilation. You may also turn the handle to the horizontal position and the sash pivots vertically to offer a larger opening. Turn the handle down

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Irate man throws fire extinguisher through BMV window: Avon Lake police blotter

AVON LAKE, Ohio

Criminal damaging: Walker Road

On September 30, police responded to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in reference to an irate man who threw a fire extinguisher through the window. Dispatch advised the suspect left the scene in a white SUV. Officers intercepted the vehicle on Lake Road and arrested the suspect, who was charged with criminal damaging and menacing.

Traffic complaint: Miller Road

Police responded to a report of a train blocking the roadway on October 2. The train blocked the road for approximately an hour and a half, and Norfolk Southern Railroad was cited for blocking the roadway unnecessarily.

Drunk driving: Avon Belden Road

On October 5, police were dispatched for a possible impaired driver crossed the center line several times. A traffic stop was initiated on Avon Belden Road north of Walker Road. The driver was arrested and cited for operating a vehicle under the

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