Published November 29, 2012
Vermont newspaper defends decision to hire sex offender as reporter
"BARRE, Vt. – The publisher of a Vermont newspaper is defending his paper's hiring of a convicted sex offender to cover police and courts.
Barre-Montpelier Times Argus Publisher R. John Mitchell says it's important to punish those who break the law but also offer an opportunity for rehabilitation."
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