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May 14, 2012

Street Talk: May 14, 2012

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---- — Will you be voting in the upcoming school budget vote?

"Yeah, I'm going to vote. I always try to vote."

-- Mary Lou Austin, Oneonta, retired

"No, it doesn't directly affect me."

-- Iris Linn, Oneonta, secretary

"Absolutely, because closing schools is a knee-jerk reaction and not a well-thought-out plan. Voting yes would give the school time to make a more-informed decision." -- Amy Heilveil, Oneonta, waitress

"Absolutely going to vote. As a taxpayer and as a teacher, it's an important issue."

-- Janice Pidgeon, Oneonta, teacher

"Probably not. I usually vote in the bigger national elections."

-- Terry Starling, Oneonta, retail

"Yes, I try to stay involved and vote in everything."

-- David Geasey, Oneonta, director of creative media