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Is it really necessary to expel students for bringing knives to school?

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Rock explains why he resigned from Unionville School Board

I remained stunned and dumbfounded by our continuing unwillingness to honor the heartfelt requests from several of our minority parents who asked us, following the election, to send a letter to everyone in our community condemning in no uncertain term...

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  • Our say

    Zunino will be sorely missed in Kennett Square

    Don’t expect a free ride from no one;

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  • Opinion

    Letter: Nothing but lies and deception from Eric Roe

    In this election season, we’ve been inundated with lies from both parties at the top of the ticket. I had hoped that this local campaign would have been run on the issues, but that has not been the case. Today I am calling out my opponent Eric Roe for blatantly and repeatedly lying about my positions. I have gone on record in newspapers as well as on my Facebook posts that I DID NOT support Tom Wolf’s tax plan.1 You can read it for yourself at the link below. I also said and...

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  • Our say

    Police forum in Kennett encourages mutual respect and trust

    Last week, about 50 people attended a police safety forum in Kennett Square. It was the first of hopefully many more meetings in which the community and law enforcement come to a greater understanding of public safety.

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  • Opinion

    Who pays what after an auto accident?

    Damages to or Replacement of Your Car - If the accident was the other driver’s fault, his or her car insurance will pay to repair or replace your car. If the accident was your fault and you have Collision Coverage, your own car insurance will pay to repair or replace your car, minus your deductible.

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  • Opinion

    Backpacks and purses: Not your spine’s best friend

    Alas, the new school year is here! On top of every child’s list of school supplies is a new backpack. Backpacks and purses as well, share one thing in common: they’re detrimental to the health of the spine. According to the prestigious scientific journal Spine, when a young adult has completed high school, they have experienced at least one episode of back pain, due partly to improper use of backpacks.

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  • Opinion

    Dinniman: Schools are strapped for cash, but $1 billion is spent on testing

    While school funding is in crisis and property taxes continue to rise, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) since 2008 has signed contracts for more than $741 million for PSSA and Keystone Exam testing. All of this money went to one company, Data Recognition Corporation (DRC), who received three contracts, two of which had no-bid extensions.

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