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Blanken recall effort loses eight more names

LA VETA- As of presstime Wednesday, eight more names were rejected from the Dawn Blanken recall effort for being improperly gathered, leaving just 82 names officially on the list- nine short of the required number to begin the recall and new elections.  The recall committe still has until Nov. 8 to come up with the extra nine names.

    The question of recalling Blanken has stirred up intense feelings around La Veta, both for and against.  The letters to the editor page is again filled with citizens’ comments.