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Ben Newman named mayor
Ben Newman
Ben Newman has ascended from vice mayor to become McMinnville mayor.
McMinnville has a new mayor.Vice Mayor Ben Newman was automatically appointed as mayor with the resignation of Jimmy Haley. His first official duties will begin Tuesday, Sept. 11 with the regular session of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. “I’m am looking forward to taking on the challenges of leading the city of McMinnville,” said Newman.