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District stresses education, safety in wake of charges against former employee

Petersburg School Superintendent Rob Thomason is emphasizing the district’s mission of educating students and keeping them safe. That’s in the wake of child pornography charges being filed against the district’s former head of maintenance. KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein spoke with Thomason Wednesday morning.


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