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Government
10:56 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Jack Rose is Murray's Next Mayor

Credit Roundabout U/Murray State University

The City of Murray has chosen a new mayor. Challenger Jack Rose unseated incumbent Bill Wells Tuesday night in a close race. Just 149 votes separated the pair.

Rose says he felt a weight lifted from his shoulders when he heard the news.

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Politics
2:30 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

[Update] Murray Mayoral Debate: Bill Wells v Jack Rose

Jack Rose (left), Bill Wells (middle), moderator Chad Lampe (right)
Credit Terry Little

Update: Listen to our broadcast of the Murray Mayoral debate, edited for time:

Murray’s mayoral candidates race say they would continue the city’s current policy of prohibiting Sunday alcohol sales. 

Former Murray State Faculty Regent Jack Rose and incumbent mayor Bill Wells met Tuesday morning to debate subjects ranging from revitalizing downtown Murray and facilitating business to the proposed Parks Referendum and a city payroll tax. 

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Government
8:26 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Wells to Run for Second Term as Murray Mayor

Credit www.tourmurray.com

Murray mayor Bill Wells says he will run for re-election next year.

Wells made the announcement at Thursday night's meeting of the Murray City Council, after filing to run earlier in the day. He said he has several projects that he’d like to see come to fruition in his second term as city executive.

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