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(By Steve Klaver -- Associated Press)
Monday, July 21, 2008


The mayor of Hazleton, Pa., who drew nationwide attention as well as local support, at right, for his 2006 crackdown on illegal immigration, has been named the state's Mayor of the Year. In honoring Lou Barletta, the Pennsylvania State Mayors Association cited the crackdown and his method of combating crime.

SOURCE: Associated Press

IN FACT Barletta (R), a three-term mayor, is now running for Congress.

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