SOUND OFF / Nov. 9, 2011

Published 12:30 am Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Sound Off highlights anonymous, brief takes on the news offered via telephone by Daily News readers.

What is the purpose of the advertising in the paper that says USA.Gov 1-800-Fed-Info? Who pays for these ads and what is the purpose? Editor’s note: The ads are called “house ads.” Essentially, they’re “filler” ads used to fill gaps in pages. These free, public-domain ads typically offer messages on behalf of nonprofits or government entities.

Bless your heart to all the ECU fans.

Anyone who didn’t buy a chicken-and-barbecue plate from the Pinetown Fire Department on Saturday does not know what he or she missed.

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