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VIDEO: Opening, closing statements from Mike Brown, Terry Bjerke at mayoral debate

Wednesday night's mayoral debate, hosted by the Grand Forks Herald at the Empire Arts Center, pitted incumbent Mike Brown against his challenger, City Council member Terry Bjerke.

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Terry Bjerke and Mike Brown shake hands before Tuesday night's mayoral debate at the Empire Arts Center. Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald

Wednesday night's mayoral debate, hosted by the Grand Forks Herald at the Empire Arts Center, pitted incumbent Mike Brown against his challenger, City Council member Terry Bjerke.

Here are their opening and closing statements from that debate.

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Check back at grandforksherald.com  in the coming days for videos of the individual questions the mayoral candidates were asked, their answers and their rebuttles.

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