Look at the new casino being built in Florence after a couple years of what can only be now described as a fake casino. Understand the finer point of Bus Rapid Transit, known locally as EmX, which attempts to build a light rail line with no rails.
Taken together, the motto for the area seems to be “pretend to build it and if they come, then build it.”
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One of these four ideas will be developed into a column on Wednesday to be published in The Register-Guard on Friday. I’m asking you to help me choose between them. Between now and the end of Tuesday, leave comments here or send me an e-mail if you’d rather be more private. Or, at the very least, RATE the idea (and the others) so I know which one people like best. No promises, though. This ain’t American Idol. But I will post an entry on Wednesday to say which one I’m choosing (and probably why.) I plan to do this each week — often by Friday, but always by Monday, so visit often and tell me which idea intrigues you the most. Thanks!