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WEAA cancels Baltimore mayoral forum after Pugh declines to attend

WEAA cancels Baltimore mayoral forum after Pugh declines to attend

WEAA-FM at Morgan State University has canceled a mayoral forum scheduled for Friday after Democratic nominee Catherine E. Pugh declined to attend.

Republican candidate Alan Walden, Green Party candidate Joshua Harris and write-in candidate Sheila Dixon, a Democrat, said they had all agreed to attend the event hosted by Marc Steiner.

Steiner, a longtime radio host in Baltimore, referred questions to DeWayne Wickham, dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State.  

"We had planned a mayoral conversation and we invited all four candidates," Steiner said. "Three of them said, 'Yes.' Senator Pugh said she could not...

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