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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers — Ald. Bob Fioretti, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, William “Dock” Walls and Willie Wilson — will face off tonight in the final televised debate ahead of the election on Feb. 24.

The debate at the DuSable Museum of African American History will be hosted by CBS 2 Chicago, Chicago Urban League, Business Leadership Council and WVON. It begins at 6 p.m. and will be aired live.

It will focus on key issues that impact the African-American community, including public safety, education, job creation and business growth. The Chicago Sun-Times’ Maudlyne Ihejirika will be one of the moderators.

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