Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 30, 2014

Bicycle, battery, spiders, more

— A selection of reader comments from our Facebook page last week:

On a Bluefield bank drive-through being robbed by a man on a bicycle:

• Oh wow — Samantha K.

• High-speed get away ... smh — Michelle L.

• lmao — Shannon G.

• This is a joke right? — Kelly H.

• And they got away? Wow! — Cindy P.

• Seriously? — Joyce F.

• Really? — Melinda W.

• OK, I’ve heard it all now ...! — Matthew W.

• She should have told him that they can only wait on motorized vehicles in the drive-through lanes and that he would need to come in for service — D.C. M.

On a story about two men charged with crimes against children being injured in a holding cell while awaiting court appearances:

• I hope by “injured” they mean the other cell mates beat their (expletive deleted) — Chris H.

• Hmmm, wonder what happened to them — Michelle L.

• Ah shucks — Carla P.

• My, my, my — Pat B.

• Sometimes these people are not guilty. So don’t judge all by some ... — Martha J.

• Oh no there’s a tear, oh wait just got something in my eye ... — Sadie K.

On whether the Washington Redskins name should be changed or left alone:

• Keep it as is — Rick T.

• Keep the Redskins. I can’t believe the government is getting into such matters! — Carolyn B.

• Is there really any question? Does Redskins sound like a word honoring or degrading Native Americans ...? — Joe H.

• Geez its just a name ... it’s been that way for years. Why make such a big stink about it now — Elizabeth D.

• This whole issue is a joke — John T.

• It’s a joke that a people who have everything taken from them consider the name to be a racial slur ...? — Dustin A.

• Stop the insanity, I want to know how the IRS lost two years of emails Mr. President ... — Gail S.

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