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Letter: Why Charge for Online Edition?

To the Editor:

While I applaud the Valley News’ shift to an online platform (print is dead), I have to wonder what would make you think people would pay in excess of $220 per year for news that other sites such as WNNE, WPTZ, the Burlington Free Press, WMUR, etc. all offer for free?

Michael Murphy

Lebanon

Editors Note: Please see the op-edit on today’s editorial page.

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