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Parents behaving badly leads to RI referee shortage

It’s a disturbing trend in Southern New England and nationwide: inappropriate and sometimes abusive behavior by parents at youth sporting events. And, according to the heads of several local sports organizations, it’s resulting in a shortage of referees and other officials.

Parents behaving badly leads to RI referee shortage

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