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1 candidates leaves Shreveport mayor race

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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Shreveport's mayoral race has one less candidate.

The Times reports (http://bit.ly/1wbxPNr ) James "Jim" Crowley withdrew at the beginning of a televised mayoral forum at Southern University-Shreveport on Thursday night. Crowley says he was withdrawing for health issues.

Crowley's exit narrows the mayoral field to six candidates. They are Anna Marie Arpino, Sam Jenkins, Victoria Provenza, Melvin Gerard Slack Jr., Ollie Tyler and Patrick Williams.

The election is Nov. 4.

Information from: The Times, http://www.shreveporttimes.com

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