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McDermott plans on running for sixth mayoral term

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he plans on running for a sixth term.  John J. Watkins, The Times HAMMOND — “It’s hard to describe how I feel right now. I feel happy.” That was Thomas McDermott Jr.’s response after beating Republican incumbent Duane Dedelow Jr. in the 2003 Hammond mayoral election. He was the city’s first Democratic […]

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