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West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Salango, speaks during a stop Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, outside the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Salango has embarked on a statewide tour that will take him to 11 cities in three days. He faces Republican incumbent Gov. Jim Justice in November. (AP Photo/John Raby)

West Virginia Democratic gov nominee Salango starts bus tour

Aug. 26, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Salango embarked on a statewide bus tour Wednesday with stops planned in 11 cities over three days as he tries to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Jim Justice in November. The tour started in Beckley and is set to finish Friday in...

FILE - In this June 9, 2020, file photo, West Virginia Democratic candidate for governor Ben Salango, second from left, greets his supporters with his wife, Tara, by his side in his Charleston, W.Va., campaign headquarters. The Democratic candidate for West Virginia governor on Friday, July 31, 2020, said he has agreed to debate Gov. Jim Justice five times before the November election and called on the Republican incumbent to sign on as well. (Kenny Kemp/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File)

Salango pushes for 5 debates with Justice before election

Jul. 31, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ben Salango wants to debate. The Democratic candidate for West Virginia governor on Friday said he has agreed to debate Gov. Jim Justice five times before the November election and called on the Republican incumbent to sign on as well. Salango, an attorney and Kanawha County...