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Laurel Mayor Craig Moe's mission moves forward

Laurel Mayor Craig Moe's mission moves forward

Communication. Compromise. Community. Craig Moe said these three words jump-started his ambitions for the city as he planned projects to fulfill a promise after he was first elected mayor in 2002.

Thirteen years later, Moe's desire to serve his hometown is stronger than ever as he begins his fourth term as mayor of Laurel after winning re-election unopposed in the Tuesday's city election.

"One of the things I try to do is to open up the government and be more transparent," Moe said. "I'm very hopeful that we've done that. … I've always said that when I run out of ideas of where we should be going, it's time for somebody else to move into the mayor's...