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Recount scheduled for Benton Harbor mayoral race

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- It's official; there will be a recount in the Benton Harbor mayoral race.

Mayor Wilce Cooke filed the paperwork on Monday morning.

He lost to James Hightower last week by just eight votes.

Immediately after the results, Cooke claimed it was because of voter fraud.  A few days later, he back-stepped, saying the results just need to be looked at closely.

The recount is set for Thursday.

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