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Our View: Reporting suicides in the news


October 16, 2017

Dr. Marc Whitacre, who is facing Havre High School teacher Lindsey Ratliff in the race for Ward 3 in the Havre City Council election, is working to bring attention to the high suicide rate in the state and this region, and the Havre Daily News applauds him for his efforts.

Montana is often in the running for the state with the highest suicide rate per capita in the nation, and is sometimes the top state for suicide rates.

It is a tragic, disturbing issue which needs examination, and the Havre Daily is ready to work alongside Whitacre, whether as a private citizen or as a public official...

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