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Our view: Some praise for the sunshine

Sunshine Week is an annual initiative to promote open government and journalism’s role in it. It is celebrated in the second full week of March. It was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now News Leaders Association.

The Pine Knot is a strong proponent of what Sunshine Week represents, keeping a light on government so everyone can stay informed. We are excited SunshineWeek is here (March 12-18) and proud to join good government organizations, media organizations and civic groups in promoting the

significance of government transparency and


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