State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light.

This week's question was: Do you think city and county governments should join forces with the school districts to help them better their athletic complexes?

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"Definitely. It would show that the city and county governments are invested in our children. I have two young children and I'd like to see them have nice complexes to play on." — Aaron Vossmer with son Graham, 4

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"It's always good to be able to pool resources. To have support of schools by the city and county governments shows that they support the students. It strengthens the community." — Christina Means

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"Absolutely. Physical fitness is one of the most important things we can teach children. It’s something they can use as they grow older. It instills lifelong fitness." — Thomas Arnwine

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"I would say yes. Athletics help kids of lesser fortunes have something. They should have nice fields." — Destany Smith

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