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  • Dave Bing announces he will not run for Detroit mayor

    Dave Bing announces he will not run for Detroit mayor

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 12:17 AM EDT2013-05-15 04:17:43 GMT
    During a speech in which he touted the accomplishments made during his current administration,  Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced he will not run again for a new term.
    During a speech in which he touted the accomplishments made during his current administration,  Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced he will not run again for a new term.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

It's one and done for Dave Bing.

"I'm announcing today that I have decided not to seek another term as mayor of Detroit," Bing announced Tuesday.

However, the mayor's political career may be far from over.

Joining Huel Perkins and Charlie Langton on our panel to discuss were:

Karen Dumas, the former chief of communications and external affairs for Mayor Bing.

Greg Bowens, who has led public relations campaigns for private industry and local unions and served as press secretary for Mayor Dennis Archer.

And Steve Hood, a former Wayne County appointee and host of his own talk show called "Detroit Wants to Know!".

Click on the videos above to watch this special edition of "Let It Rip." Then let us know what you think. Post your comments below.

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