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Hard to fire public employees

May 22, 2011
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

A Wood County School bus driver recently fired for using her cell phone to text while driving feels she deserves another chance. She put the lives of the children under her care and the public-at-large in danger and admitted to frequently texting while driving her route. Incredibly, Wood County Schools Board of Education member Tim Yeater agreed with her, voting not to terminate. Perhaps Mr. Yeater was thinking of the expense to taxpayers in defending the termination of a public employee.



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