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October 05. 2013 12:34PM

Some candidates in Concord city election have faced criminal charges

Booth and Cook are not the only candidates on the ballot this fall with criminal records. At-large city council candidate Timothy Willis is a registered sex offender; he was convicted in 2003 by a Maine jury of unlawful sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl. City Councilor Fred Keach, who is running in the same citywide race as Willis, was convicted in 2010 of driving while intoxicated.

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