“As bargain hunters prepare for Henrico County’s $50 laptop sale, some county residents say they should have first dibs on picking the Apples,” The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. “Graduating seniors at Henrico high schools were allowed to reserve a school-issued Apple iBook, but the Aug. 9 sale of 1,000 machines is open to the public. One Henrico resident said she would have liked all county high school students, who pay to insure the laptops, to have the chance to pluck one before the public. At least offer them first to Henrico residents, another said.”

“The first hints of a public sale of the iBooks drew a major response, and since Thursday, when the sale details were given, Henrico schools have received more than 1,000 e-mails and phone calls, one official estimated,” The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

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