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The Ray Lytle Show Thursday November 21 2013
The Ray Lytle Show Thursday November 21 2013

The St Louis Cardinals Class A affiliate The Peoria Chiefs are doing an auction to raise money for Tornado victims and Nathan Baliva tells Ray all about it. Alderman Joe McMenamin tells Ray that acting Corporate Counsel John Mehlick is not qualified to do the job because he doesnt live in Springfield City Limits, The Mayor Mike Houston calls in to respond, Kayla Edwards from Express Employment Pros talks about their Pay it Forward campaign to help put people back to work for the Holidays, and Throw it out there Thursday has open phones PLUS MORE

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