Longtime Pennsylvania Mayor Dies in Office The mayor of Beaver, Pa. -- Robert Linn -- died this weekend in the middle of his 15th term. Linn served a total of 58 years, and Police Chief Tony Hovanec says kindness was the key to Linn's political longevity. Hear Hovanec and NPR's Melissa Block.
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Longtime Pennsylvania Mayor Dies in Office

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The mayor of Beaver, Pa. — Robert Linn — died this weekend in the middle of his 15th term. Linn served a total of 58 years, and Police Chief Tony Hovanec says kindness was the key to Linn's political longevity. Hear Hovanec and NPR's Melissa Block.