Blackmon cites 22,960 lifetimes of unfair criticism

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Tearful council speech on ethics case

By Mark Manicone

Lancaster City Council member Linda Blackmon held the floor for eight minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting, sobbing at times as she spoke about the recently disclosed ethics complaint filed against her a year ago.
“I’m speaking because I do not want to see anybody go though what I have been put through on this city council,” Blackmon said through tears. “Now with our local paper, I’ve been dragged up and down this city, with disrespect to me, my family, my friends.”

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