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Gary, Indiana Mayor Rudy Clay Not Seeking Re-Election Due To Illness

Rudy Clay

First Posted: 04/08/11 03:46 PM ET Updated: 06/08/11 06:12 AM ET

WBEZ:

Rudy Clay announced Friday morning that he is suspending his re-election bid due to continued treatments for prostate cancer.

"I owe it to my family, myself and the great people of Gary to suspend this campaign for another term as mayor," Clay said at an emergency press conference at Gary City Hall.

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