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Sometimes words can move people. Two history-loving Troopers read our editorial last month and responded. We are eager to see what words will be engraved on the new marker for Corporal Mattice.

Step by step, the walkers move towards justice, bearing a petition for a federal judge. We should join them in their crusade for a new trial that would allow the truth to be revealed.

Often in rural areas, zoning enforcement depends on the squeaky wheel. A part-time building inspector is unlikely to be able to regularly survey the town to find violations. This puts a difficult burden on residents who have to speak up to get justice.