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Originally Posted Online: March 23, 2013, 10:03 pm
Last Updated: March 31, 2013, 7:15 pm
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AGE: 65
ADDRESS: Cordova
OCCUPATION: Retired
FAMILY: Two sons
EDUCATION: High school
POLITICAL PARTY: People's
OFFICE SOUGHT: Cordova Village Board trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: None
KEY ISSUE: Village waste
COMMENTS: The mayor and past board members wasted $1,000 on studies for projects that the village did not want or need, money that should have been used for things that are needed.




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