Perhaps even more disheartening is the fact this was [not] …

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Perhaps even more disheartening is the fact this was [not] widely shared via the local radio station. And even if it was, nowhere near enough was mentioned to enable Alice Springs residents to reflect, share and spread the word of mouth. It’s very disturbing that many of us do not find out until the day after, and perhaps not even until the next paper on Friday. How can we expect people to look out for suspicious behaviours or inform crime stoppers if we don’t communicate or we aren’t kept up to date.
[ED – The Alice Springs News Online posted the story at 2:37pm yesterday, May 2.)

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