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Your Views: Spending money on fitness gear is just like the craziness in DC
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Reading a recent edition of The Times where everyone in local government is looking for ways to make do with less income, I think the Gainesville City Council’s idea to spend over $300,000 on a fitness center at the $18 million-plus Frances Meadows Aquatic Center is looking more and more like they should all be in Washington. I think they would be a good fit for the craziness going on up there.

To spend this money and compete with private enterprise that hire people and pay taxes is insane. What are you people thinking?

Gene Cobb
Gainesville

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