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The Ray Lytle Show Monday August 19 2013
The Ray Lytle Show Monday August 19 2013

A benefit gets cancelled for a young girl in Chatham after a second bank account setup by benefit organizers is discovered by her parents. Melissa Pellman is the mother and she joins Ray in discussing the Ava Pellman Benefit that wasn’t. Plus the Governor signs news laws including an increased Speed limit into law.

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