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Local Residents Voice Opinions on Planned Parenthood Funding

Twenty-three local residents voiced their opinions before the Monroe County Council last night, as the Council considered whether to approve a $3,000 grant to Planned Parenthood. The local clinic requested the money to help pay for contraceptives, STD testing and medical examinations. Planned Parenthood has been under fire in recent weeks after an anti-abortion group released a series of heavily …

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Interchange – Republican Candidates for Monroe County Council

In tonight’s episode of Interchange, host Joe Crawford speaks with six Republican candidates for the Monroe County Council. During our first segment Crawford was joined by Marilyn Brinley, Brian Ellison, Jennifer Mickel and Paul E. White, Sr., who are competing for the Republican nomination for the District 2 seat on the Council. The winner will run against Democrat Ryan Cobine …

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Monroe County Council Still Working To Cut Back On Spending

The Monroe County Council held its last day of budget hearings September 19th. The Council continued to push departments to cut back on spending next year. At the beginning of the final hearing, County Treasurer Cathy Smith asked for permission to hire a fifth full-time employee for her office. “Frankly we have a lot of new work and have our …

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