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2 Democratic governor candidates in Durham debate

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two of the three high-profile candidates for the Democratic nomination for North Carolina governor are sitting down in front of TV cameras to talk about why they want to win next month's primary.

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge and current state Rep. Bill Faison were scheduled to participate Wednesday evening in a debate at the studios of Durham television station WTVD. The station planned to stream live the one-hour forum online and re-air it on conventional television Saturday evening.

Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton's campaign says he's not participating because the compact primary election schedule doesn't allow him to attend each forum.

Dalton, Etheridge and Faison all are planning to participate in three more TV debates next week. There are also three more candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.

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