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Mayor Loses Precinct Election To Relative Unknown

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September 8, 2014

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson’s team hit a snag over the weekend, when the city’s precinct organization elected former Lake County Jail Warden Willie Stewart, Jr. over the mayor.

We’re going to get some reaction to how Merrillville residents are handling the shooting death of one of its officers.

A new website, run by a retired local educator, aims to give teachers more resources at a time when big changes are underway.

We’ll also look at the future of casino gaming in Indiana with the head of the Lakeshore Convention and Visitors Authority.

Guests include:

Willie Stewart, Jr., chairman of the Gary Precinct Organization

Larry Allen, educator

Eugene Guernsey, Merrillville Clerk-Treasurer



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