Reports Question Cancellation of TV Debate

October 5, 2012 by

SYRACUSE and UTICA-ROME -- Plans for a one-hour, two-market televised debate between the two candidates for the 22nd Congressional District have been cancelled, amid controversy in which one candidate, who was refusing to appear for the debate, is being accused of threatening to pull his advertising dollars from Utica's WUTR.

Because of the complexity of the story, we defer to three media outlets which are already covering the story:

The articles mention a thread of emails; the CNY Central article has a link to view the entire thread of relevant emails in a PDF file.


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