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We are hard-pressed to find any reason to change who sits in Carbondale's mayoral seat, and it is with a unanimous voice that this editorial board endorses Brad Cole for a second term.
In a nutshell, Mayor Cole in his first term has charted new courses for progress not only for the city but also for the region. His effort to bring area mayors together to work toward common regional goals has been invaluable.
We have seen his energy, his drive and his goal-oriented operating style at work and they have brought strong, positive results to Carbondale and to the region. We see no reason to change now.Just when you thought that Cole couldn't have a better day in the press...