A Springfield City Councilwoman says she was halfway joking when she suggested the lease of a church for the homeless be suspended so some tenants in a building she owns nearby could get a liquor license. But the minister at the church finds nothing funny in Mary Collette’s remark. David Casperson accuses Collette of harassing him and violating his civil rights. He threatens to sue her and says she should resign from the council. Collette says she’s not resigning.
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