False Facebook post about Newport animal neglect prompts widespread outcry
A photo and story shared on Facebook about a dog in Newport that supposedly was being beaten or starved has generated a flood of messages and phone calls to city officials this week.
There is one problem: those who believed the dog was being mistreated barked up the wrong tree.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.