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READER ROUNDUP: 'Sold Down The River'

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READER ROUNDUP: 'Sold Down The River'

Coventry: "We the taxpayers have been sold down the river by our own politicians, and they smile to our faces while they lie to us." — coventry voter, commenting on Officials Grapple With Unfunded Liability for Non-classified School Employees

Cranston: "Everyone knew the Cranston School District would be responsible for legal fees if they lost this case but, led by emotion, they proceeded anyway. I hope they have learned a lesson about law, "majority rule" and Constitutional rights." — Jackie, commenting on ACLU asks for $173,000 in Attorney's Fees in Prayer Banner Suit

East Greenwich: "I appreciate that parents can't monitor everything their child does but why is the school responsible to pursue this and not the parents?" — Leo, commenting on Three Arrests At EGHS Last Week

Johnston: "The company (companies) responsible need to work together to alleviate this serious health issue." — Anthony Ursillo, commenting on RIRRC Director Says Fewer Complaints; What So You Say?

Narrangansett: "Great tribute to a wonderful family!" — Judy D'Antuono Tucker, commenting on Moroski Family Is Proud to Serve

North Kingstown: "The wheels are coming off the cart people - the only winners here will be the attorneys, taking money that should be going to educate the students. Sad picture for NK." — Govstench, commenting on Town Slashes School Budget By $266K

South Kingstown: "I will certainly be using strong women like Captain Pinch to show my young daughters that women should use their strength and intelligence to get ahead (and serve, help, and protect their neighbors)." — Kate Porter, commenting on Wakefield Woman Leader In RI State Police

Woonsocket: "The overwhelming majority of criminologists agree that the death penalty does NOT act as a deterrent to murder. It's impossible to have hard and fast statistics on that of course but it's most commonly believed by the experts that the death penalty would not help." — Erin B., commenting on Woonsocket to be Focal Point in Looming Death Penalty Debate

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