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The Mouth

The Mouth's Journal
The Mouth's Journal
September 26, 2022

'It's the only thing we've got': Central California cops aim to turn town's only library into police

Because screw libraries when the cops need to spend money.


"It’s a quiet Friday afternoon in McFarland, California. Inside the Clara M. Jackson Library in the center of town, there’s a steady but calm hum of activity. Yet the overall mood is weighty, and the situation, beyond the smiles on its youngest patrons’ faces, seems dire.

The library, the town’s only one, may soon no longer be in this building. Why? Because McFarland’s police are attempting to take it over as their new headquarters. ...."

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