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EXCLUSIVE: SOO Repeal Effort Fails

The deadline for an organized group of Springfield citizens to submit a petition to repeal the new Sexual Orientation Ordinance (SOO) law came and went Tuesday afternoon without a formal petition for a referendum being officially filed with the city clerk. Springfield resident Jason Stevens, who is a member of the 5-person committee assembled to…

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