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April 8, 1986 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
The aerospace industry, reacting to growing concern over kickback and bribery schemes in defense subcontracts, held an "extraordinary" conference Monday to strengthen efforts to battle corrupt practices. "This is a meeting called with a high sense of urgency," Tom Carvey, a Hughes Aircraft vice president, told about 600 defense industry representatives. "It is high time for us to get together and face a pattern of dishonesty that threatens our well being and that of the industry.
November 28, 1992
I see the Dodgers are pursuing outfielder Cory Snyder to solve the problem at third base. How about Barry Bonds to solve the problem at shortstop, too? BILL REESE Westwood
February 1, 2005
Thank you for printing Jim Arnold's Voices treatise (Jan. 29) on "You're Welcome" versus "No Problem." I know it was not a problem, so I hope "I'm welcome." Roy W. Rising Valley Village
September 22, 1998
I commend you for publishing "In the No-Daddy Culture, Pity the Kids" by Donna Britt (Commentary, Sept. 8). This column draws attention to a major problem in our society. By pointing out the very strong correlation between the presence or absence of a father and the incarceration rate of young males, Britt takes a very positive step toward attacking the problem. In contrast, the publishing of statistics breaking down incarceration rates by race is a very destructive practice, which does not help in solving the problem.
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