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March 4, 2013

Street Talk

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---- — “I feel the same. My community hasn’t changed in that time.”

Kerrie

Johnston, Earlville,

administration

“Ten years ago it was 9/11, and now it’s random shootings, but both are rather unlikely to happen to me.”

Dave

Hoffman,

Harpursville, retired

“I think most studies done show we are actually safer now than we have ever been.”

Don Knapp, Otego,

self-employed

“I guess I feel less safe. I was in high school 10 years ago, and I’ve seen and read more negative things than positive things since then.”

Erik Quinn, Oneonta,

food-services

“Since I have kids now I definitely worry more than I did 10 years ago, but I don’t think this area is very dangerous.”

Michelle

Rogers, Oneonta,

homemaker