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Quotes of the week

“I think we have a very small group causing most of the problems.”

— Sheriff Kevin Auten,

On Sheriff’s Office and Salisbury Police working together to reduce gun violence in the community

 

 

“Although it is not perfect, it is a major step in the right direction — putting an end to sequester cuts and providing more economic certainty for hard-working Americans,”

— U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-12,

On the federal budget proposal passed Wednesday in the House

 

 

“Unfortunately, the budget agreement passed by the House ignores our fiscal realities and the magnitude of the problems we face.”

— U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-5,

Also commenting on budget proposal

 

“They don’t talk until it’s too late.”

— Emilia Johnson,

On the problem of domestic violence. Her daughter, Toney Ann Johnson, was stabbed to death by her ex-husband in June 2014.

 

“I understand that the board wanted to go in another direction, and so I respect their decision and their right to do so.”

— Dr. Pamela Cain,

On Kannapolis City Board of Education terminating her contract as superintendent

“It’s an honor to be recognized in such a way from a college in our community.”

— Ellen  Yang,

Member of Rowan County’s Little League World champion softball team, whose players were named honorary grand marshals of Livingstone College’s Homecoming Parade

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