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Thursday, August 6

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Former 50th Ward Alderman Bernard Stone passed away last night. He was 87.

Stone was one of the city's longest serving alderman, and served as vice mayor from 1998 until 2011. He lost the 2011 aldermanic election to Deborah Silverstein.

 
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