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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 5 — Andrew Proctor

In 2015 Municipal Election

Proctor faces incumbent Sam Cahnman in the April 7th election. He joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 5 — Sam Cahnman

In 2015 Municipal Election

Incumbent Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. He faces Andrew Proctor in the April 7th election.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 7 — Sarah Delano Pavlik

In 2015 Municipal Election

Delano Pavlik, an attorney, faces incumbent Joe McMenamin and restaurateur Michael Higgins in the April 7th election. She joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about her candidacy.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 7 — Michael Higgins

In 2015 Municipal Election

Higgins, who owns Maldaner’s restaurant in downtown Springfield, faces incumbent Joe McMenamin and attorney Sarah Delano Pavlik in the April 7th election.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 7 — Joe McMenamin

In 2015 Municipal Election

Joe McMenamin, the incumbent, faces both Sarah Delano Pavlik and Michael Higgins in the April 7th election. McMenamin joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 8 — Kris Theilen

In 2015 Municipal Election

Theilen joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. Theilen, the incumbent, faces former city spokesman Ernie Slottag in the April 7th election.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 8 — Ernie Slottag

In 2015 Municipal Election

Slottag, a former city of Springfield spokesman, joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. Slottag faces incumbent Kris Thielen on April 7th.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 9 — Jim Donelan

In 2015 Municipal Election

Donelan joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. He faces Tony Smarjesse in the April 7th election.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Springfield Ward 9 — Tony Smarjesse

In 2015 Municipal Election

Smarjesse joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. Smarjesse faces James “Jim” Donelan in the April 7th election.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Focus – 4/5

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: April 5, 2015

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