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    Marilyn Langlois ~ The Other Side of the Coin

    From the Radio Free Richmond Editorial Staff: When applicants/candidates seek to serve on the Richmond City Council there are numerous efforts to better inform the public about those applicants/candidates.  Sometimes this brings up background information that, on the surface, can impart negative perceptions about the applicant/candidate. When Marilyn Langlois applied to fill the recent vacancy on the Richmond City Council, recent articles that she had penned were brought out.  Furthermore, there were comments made about her financial status. In an effort to promote fairness, Marilyn Langlois has penned an explanation and Radio Free Richmond is reprinting it without comment.  
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    Vacated Richmond City Council Seat is Filled

    It’s official—Hell has frozen over.
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    Policing for the Best, Training for the Worst

    Imagine you've been awake 48 hours straight during which your team has responded to 32 different life threatening crises all over the Bay Area. Each incident tests your knowledge and skill, and also your ability to function effectively under stress and exhaustion.
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    Never Again!

    Sixteen years ago the world was changed forever when religious zealots conspired against those who did not embrace what they believed, hijacked four airliners, flew two into the World Trade Center twin towers, flew one into the Pentagon and, it was believed, were on their way with the fourth airline headed for either the White House or the Capital in Washington, D.C.
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    Richmond City Council ~ Maija Barretto in Her Own Words

    On Tuesday September 12th the Richmond City Council will host a meeting where the 13 applicants for the vacated Council seat (created when Councilmember McLaughlin resigned to seek the Lt. Governor's seat).  Each applicant will be allowed 8 minutes to address the Council and the public to explain why they would be the best choice to fill the vacancy. Radio Free Richmond has invited each of the applicants to pen about 500 words and provide a headshot photo. MAIJA BARRETTO
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    Applicants Seeking to Serve on City Council

    In an effort to let people know more about the applicants seeking the appointment to fill former Councilmember McLaughlin’s vacated Council seat, Radio Free Richmond offered each of the applicants an opportunity to post a statement of about 500 words along with a headshot photo.
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    Richmond City Council ~ David Tucker in His Own Words

    On Tuesday September 12th the Richmond City Council will host a meeting where the 13 applicants for the vacated Council seat (created when Councilmember McLaughlin resigned to seek the Lt. Governor's seat).  Each applicant will be allowed 8 minutes to address the Council and the public to explain why they would be the best choice to fill the vacancy. Radio Free Richmond has invited each of the applicants to pen about 500 words and provide a headshot photo. DAVID TUCKER
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    Richmond City Council ~ Demnlus Johnson in His Own Words

    On Tuesday September 12th the Richmond City Council will host a meeting where the 13 applicants for the vacated Council seat (created when Councilmember McLaughlin resigned to seek the Lt. Governor's seat).  Each applicant will be allowed 8 minutes to address the Council and the public to explain why they would be the best choice to fill the vacancy. Radio Free Richmond has invited each of the applicants to pen about 500 words and provide a headshot photo. DEMNLUS JOHNSON
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