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SOUND OFF: 6/15/12

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

Why did it take the county commissioners of Beaufort County so long to figure out Tom Thompson?

Can someone explain why for the past several Sunday mornings I have witnessed women taking out all the newspapers from the vending machines? Are they taking the coupons? Is that why I never have coupons in my paper? Please explain why these women are doing this.

Washington doesn’t need another gas station or fast-food joint. What we need are real sit-down restaurants.

Twelve hundred dollars a page for a five-page report to say we haven’t done anything over the past several years. Makes you wonder why tar and feathering went out of vogue.

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