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JoannaMarkell commented on Left and Right: A proposed gun compromise

We're closing the comment thread on this story. It has run its course.


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JoannaMarkell commented on Left and Right: A proposed gun compromise

Note: We've denied several posts on this thread because of personal attacks, a violation of our site policy.


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JoannaMarkell commented on Group lobbies for new middle school

We're planning lots of coverage in the days ahead, including a detailed look at the matching funds. You can find all of our old stories about Morgan here: http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/morgan_middle_school/ — Joanna Markell, managing editor

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JoannaMarkell commented on Group lobbies for new middle school

Responding to submitted comments: As far as we know, there's no plan to "remodel Morgan for Lincoln students," and there's nothing in the bond that involves that. If we hear otherwise, we'll let you know. Until then, we won't be posting comments that make reference to it. — Joan…

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Let's try to stay on topic here, folks.

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JoannaMarkell commented on Shooting puts Kittitas on edge


Editor's note: The decision to release the name of the teen who prompted Thursday's school lockdown and manhunt in Kittitas was not an easy one.
We learned the teen's name through other media accounts, social media, and through students at the school before news came out that the in…

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Eburg Blue: it's usually pretty obvious. Calling someone an idiot or stupid, for example. We don't edit comments — we either post them or we don't. And thankfully, most comments are just fine.

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I'd like to draw everyone's attention to the rules of conduct above, particularly rule No. 4. It's OK to criticize someone's argument, but it's not OK to call people names or degrade another person. Comments that contain blatant personal attacks will not be posted. We encourage people to rep…

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We're going to turn off the auto approve on comments for the time being because of continuing abuse of our user agreement. Personal attacks and use of expletives (even as an euphemism) are not permitted.


It's OK to attack someone's ideas. It's not OK to attack your fellow comme…

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8-16 post also has been removed. Feel free to repost without the personal attacks.