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By Kathy Wray Coleman: Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson wins third term, opponent Ken Lanci quits politics, says media was biased

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (left) with his wife Edwina,  campaign manager Blaine Griffin, and a host of supporters  during his victory speech Tuesday night. Jackson, 67, won a third four-year term with 66 percent  of the vote over millionaire businessman Ken Lanci. A two term mayor and former Cleveland City Council president, he has led the predominantly Black major American city since 2006. (The Cleveland Urban News.Com article on Cleveland City Council races  Tuesday  night is coming. Stay tuned and please read the below article on Tuesday's mayoral election in Cleveland) By Johnette Jernigan and Kathy Wray Coleman, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( ) and ( ). Reach us by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson will keep his $137,000 a-year job as mayor of the larg