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July 1, 2013

As the cost of cleanup atYoungsville High School and replacement of certain ruined equipment continues to mount — now approaching $1 million — it has become a dramatic testimonial to the......

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Jul-12-13 9:32 AM

Tired 1, this is a LOCAL paper that is why. And this is certainly NOT the "smallest crime", considering we are approaching 1 million in damages!! Not only does it affect our school, it affects the entire community and rest of the school district. I am not sure how 3 boys vandalizing has anything at all to do with killers, "Wall Street magicians" or politicians so I cannot at all relate to the point you are trying to make here.....

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Jul-01-13 9:10 PM

Does anyone else think it's a bit strange that all the pictures in the paper and on tv erie, shows all those workers cleaning up the corrosive mess at $700,000, None were even wearing a simple dust mask or any protective clothing??? Future lawsuits for hazardous exposure or??

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Jul-01-13 5:19 PM

Or about the State investigation into Streetscape(r) and GROWarren?

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Jul-01-13 4:11 PM

After reading the headline I thought this article was going to be about maintaining 4 high schools so we can graduate classes of less than 40 students.

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Jul-01-13 3:37 PM

So basically, it seems that a lot of people enjoy destroying or helping to hurt others. Lead by example.

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Jul-01-13 3:36 PM

WHY? and I most definitely agree that there is no legitimate reason or excuse for what was done. But it seems that everyday we the citizens hear & read about more & more senseless killings & maiming of innocent civilians around the globe, about Wall Street magicians making other peoples money dissapear, while they get super rich, and then get nearly a trillion $$$$ more of taxpayer guaranteed monies to fix the problem that they created and then they don't, and still no arrests for any of those responsible! But when a average citizen who has never harmed anyone gets caught for the smallest crime, his name is immediately published, then again at arrainment,full name& usually age, home address, and all charges even before being found guilty! then after sentencing for a crime where no one was harmed, again and this time, all who read are told he's in jail, so maybe his home is unprotected. Why is this done when so many who are elevated in office or money and who do harm m

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Jul-01-13 1:12 PM

Thanks for putting my feelings into words. Two weeks later I am still scratching my head about this entire incident. It will be quite awhile before I can forgive and forget.

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Jul-01-13 1:03 AM

In the wake of tragedy, we often try to find some resulting good. I wish I could think of anything at all that could be considered "good" as a result of this.

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