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      Candidates for Danville City Council Address Hot Issues at Forum

      Danville, VA - Danville residents had a chance to hear from candidates Wednesday night that want their vote for a seat on Danville City Council.

      Showcase Magazine hosted a candidates forum at the Danville Science Center's digital dome.
      All but two of the eight candidates were at the panel.
      The candidates were asked to give their stance on topics like the city budget, education, the coal ash spill, race relations and taxes.
      Residents said the forum will help them make an informed decision on election day.
      "I did learn a lot. I got a better stand of how the candidates feel about certain subjects and items," said Karen White, a Danville resident.
      The next candidates forum will be hosted by the Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce on April 16.

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