Gene Marrano

Maggie NewmanFor the first time in 20 years a City Council candidate will run as a Republican in Salem. Maggie Newman received an endorsement today from two prominent GOP politicians – state Senator Ralph Smith and Congressman Morgan Griffith. She wants to see City Council stop giving away a million dollars a year to non-profits, and Newman would also like for Salem’s municipal elections to be moved to November. She spoke with WFIR’s Gene Marrano about that:

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Sheryl CrowThose lucky enough to get through to Jefferson Center this morning for Sheryl Crow tickets can look forward to her July 31st concert at the new Elmwood Park amphitheater. But a low $15  price helped create a huge demand that overwhelmed the Jefferson Center’s website and the box office phone line. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has the story.

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