Facebook posts whip rumor into frenzy

A series of Facebook posts turned a minor discipline incident into the talk of the town last week—forcing school officials to spend hours setting the record straight.
The tale began on Wednesday, Sept. 11 when a student driving a vehicle with an American flag was asked “to be more careful while driving” in the Mariposa County High School parking lot, superintendent Aaron Rosander explained.
Somehow, a group of students and parents became convinced that the youth was reprimande...

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