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Letter: Suspending interest a better idea than forgiving loans

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On the opinion page as of Saturday, Sept. 3, it said “Let's be proactive on preventing college debt.”

Darn good idea you all have there!

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Your idea on the elimination of interest on college loans is a good one but what are the chances of it being implemented?

That’s a vastly better idea than the one that dumps the college loan forgiveness plan on the overburdened taxpayer.

Dale C. Stowers, Rochester

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