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Thieves taking political signs


Election 2014 is in full swing and signs promoting various candidates have been sprouting up all over the area. But in the city limits of Minden, some campaign signs have been disappearing just about as fast as candidates can put them on display.

“It happens every election cycle to some degree, but this year, campaign signs seem to be disappearing very fast,” said Minden Chief of Police Steve Cropper. “We’re still several weeks away from the election (November 4) and it seems a little unusual that so many have gone missing.”

One candidate says he’s already lost about 70 percent of the