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Campaign sign thefts are up this year in county

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With an election of historic proportions days away, citizens across the country and Douglas County have shown a renewed interest in politics this year. Thieves, too.


There have been 14 reported incidents of campaign sign thefts throughout the county this political season, according to police records, and local political party offices put the number much higher.

In 2006 - the last election year - authorities recorded one campaign sign theft incident.

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