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Concession Speech of Mayoral Candidate Leonard Pierce

Concession Speech of Mayoral Candidate Leonard Pierce

9:42PM, November 4, 2008 Ladies and gentlemen, members of the press, Bill – hey, Bill. I’ve been asked, in light of the fact that I appear to have lost the race to become mayor of our fair city, to make a concession speech. This I am all to happy to do, as I have no…

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The Concession Speech of Mayor Joseph Wilders

The Concession Speech of Mayor Joseph Wilders

10:57PM, November 4, 2008 Ladies and gentlemen, fellow citizens, Democrats of our fair city, and all of you who have worked so hard with me these last four years: it is time to move on. We extend our congratulations to Councilwoman Cosgrove, who fought a hard campaign and achieved victory after initially being considered a…

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Snapshots: Acting Mayor Larchmont Votes, 1914

Snapshots: Acting Mayor Larchmont Votes, 1914

November 6, 1914- Former City Council President and acting Mayor Walter Larchmont warily casts his ballot in the emergency election called after Mayor Jonathan T. Sanders succumbed to influenza in October. Former Deputy Mayor Sanders himself had taken over after Mayor Jonah Woolsey fell to the disease in September. Larchmont needen’t have worried- he was…

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Briefs: Laziness/Self-Plagiarism, Newspaper Endorsements

Briefs: Laziness/Self-Plagiarism, Newspaper Endorsements

Did Sunday’s editorial cartoon by Journal-Clarion artist Jeff Norwood look familiar? Longtime readers may have noticed that it was identical to the cartoons printed in the paper on the week of Halloween in 2004 and 2000. The cartoon features a trick-or-treater wearing a scary-looking hockey mask, standing on a porch holding a flashlight under his…

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Friday Facts: Hope, Change and/or Straight Talk

Friday Facts: Hope, Change and/or Straight Talk

:: The voter registration deadline for the November 4 election is October 6. Once again, your mayoral candidates- – Democratic: Joseph Wilders, current mayor – Republican: Maribeth Cosgrove, longtime City Councilwoman – Libertarian: Lewis Armstrong, local businessman – Green: Louis M. Armstrong, Watson University humanities professor – Independent: Leonard Pierce, former Fifth Ward Democratic party…

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Ex-Candidate Ron Paul Dis-invited

Ex-Candidate Ron Paul Dis-invited

Former presidential candidate Ron Paul was scheduled to give a speech this Wednesday at Watson University for several student political science classes, but the event has been canceled. Watson Students for Poli-Sci (WSPS) had booked the Congressman (R-TX) to come and speak back when he was still in the race, but hoped that his exit…

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BREAKING NEWS: Actor Enters Mayoral Race

BREAKING NEWS: Actor Enters Mayoral Race

In a press conference this morning in the ornate lobby of the Chandler Building, actor William Atherton (Ghostbusters, The Sugarland Express) announced that he will be running as a democratic party candidate for mayor in May’s primary. The announcement comes as somewhat of a surprise, as there had been no rumors about his entry into…

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