State publication declares Van Bramer a winner following his ethical response to bribe

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  1. Me

    Too bad he won’t run for Mayor………….

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  2. Anonymous

    I suggest the headline and URLs for this story say “….bribe attempt” because right now it’s a bit misleading.

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  3. Rocks in head

    What was this rockclimber guy thinking.

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