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Doran will not run for Clearwater mayor



CLEARWATER — Eight months before candidates can officially file to run, the city's next election has already seen its first shake-up — Vice Mayor John Doran will not run for mayor.

Doran, 64, has said for years that he was interested in running next year to replace term-limited mayor Frank Hibbard. But on Friday he said he would step away from the race to spend more time with his wife of 44 years, Stephanie.

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[Last modified: Friday, March 4, 2011 1:29pm]


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