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Welcome to In a metro, large or small, where government can’t or won’t show leadership, the private sector can fill the void – if it wields its power with wisdom and true caring for the community. This week Neal Peirce writes about the remarkable Fresno, Calif., Business Council. … Guest columnist Bill Dodge, who remembers the excitement of the 1960s, sees some similarities between what his generation experienced and what today’s emerging adults are experiencing. He asks his ’60s generation: Why not help the idealistic, yet often financially struggling group he calls the Talented ’10s? And he has an idea for how to do just that…