7 Action News hosts discussion with Detroit mayoral candidates ahead of August 6 primary election

DETROIT (WXYZ) - 7 Action News hosted a discussion for Detroit's mayoral candidates Thursday ahead of the August 6 primary election.

Anchors Stephen Clark and Carolyn Clifford moderated a discussion about key issues in the mayoral race like Detroit's recent filling for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, the lack of public safety and city services, job creation, unemployment and crime rates among others.

Candidates Tom Barrow, Fred Durhal Jr., Lisa Howze  participated in the discussion.

An invitation was extended to candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napolean but the pair will not be in attendance due to scheduling conflicts.

Krystal Crittendon canceled her scheduled appearance close to the start of our newscast. 

WATCH AT 7 P.M. ON CHANNEL 7 OR ON WXYZ.COM.

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