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Alderman Candidates talk issues
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McMinnville Alderman CandidatesCandidates for McMinnville alderman discussed their views for the city last week during a political forum sponsored by Southern Standard and WCPI. Four candidates are running for three spots MIKE NEALNeal discussed his vision for McMinnville as a city official:"The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is a place where ideas are born and expressed and countered with other ideas and thoughts in an effort to find those ideas which will enhance the lives of our citizens," said Neal. "Some might say the efforts of the board are to create progress. The thing about that term progress, though, is everyone has a different idea, a different picture of what progress looks like."He said he often talks with new members of the community at his Main Street store:"Most of these new additions to our community are in search of a better life for themselves and their families.