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By Akasha Spino-Bybee

Highway 14 dedication sought for officer killed 29 years ago


Ever since man discovered alcohol, its effects have caused hundreds of thousands of people harm, as people tend to have a little too much of it. Approximately 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually, making it the third-leading preventable cause of death in the United States. In 2013, drunk driving accounted for 30.8 precent of these deaths. It is a terrible thing, witnessing how such a preventable problem can affect so many lives—especially when it pulls on the heartstrings by taking the life of an innocent bystander.

“I was 15 years old when Deputy McNabb was killed by a drunk driver,” says Henry Griffith, who spent his adolescence in Lyle. “Deputy McNabb served...

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