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Final debate for Detroit City Council as election nears

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

About a week before the city's general election, candidates for Detroit City Council held a final debate Monday night at Perfecting Church.

The council is expected to undergo a big turnover, with a strong possibility the majority of its new members will have never held office.

Creating jobs, fighting blight and crime, and finding a way out of the city's financial crisis will all have to be dealt with by the legislative body in its next term.

Fox 2's Erika Erickson was at the debate. You can watch her report by clicking the video player above.

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