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NOV 06, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Detroit mayor-elect says he resents focus on race

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit's mayor-elect said Wednesday that far too much had been made of his skin color during a historic write-in campaign and general election victory that will make him the predominantly black city's first white mayor in four decades. Appearing at his first news conference as mayor-elect, Mike Duggan said he would meet over the next two days with Michigan's governor and Detroit's current leaders, including the state-appointed emergency manager who currently controls the cash-strapped city's checkbook. With Detroit grappling with $18 billion in debt and awaiting a judge's ... Read More

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