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Military man takes over in Ashland

Taking on the Ashland ­Police Department would seem like a relatively easy task for a former fighter pilot who shot down an Iraqi aircraft in Desert Storm.

But as Anthony Schiavi was getting slammed by Ashland residents earlier this month for his decision to suspend beleaguered Police Chief Scott Roh­mer, the Air Force colonel looked a little uncomfortable.

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