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Can you share your disclaimers that you put on your letters to the editor? Some of our letters are getting very crazy these days. I feel a stronger disclaimer is in order. This is ours:

We published a couple photos of a commercial truck in collision with a passenger car. One photo shows the business logo of the truck quite clearly. No charges had been laid at the time of publishing so no one was faulted in our coverage. 

Has anyone else had an outfit from Connecticut contacting people from articles in your paper asking them if they want to buy a framed copy of the article? My issue is that they lead the person to believe they work for our publication. We have had several calls asking us about this “scam” cal…