There’s a peculiar tango being danced in the 32nd Ward committeeman’s race. Alderman Scott Waguespack, who edged out incumbent Ted Matlak back in April, isn’t in the running. Instead he’s endorsed state rep John Fritchey, who announced his candidacy back in July. the runoff election for alderman of the 32nd Ward. It was an upset […]
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2. Other accused officers
3. Knew About It
4. Buried It
5. Took the Fifth (Or Intend To)
6. Didn’t Take the Fifth
7. Can Do Something About It