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February 10, 2014 12:41 PM

Allran won’t seek re-election

The longest-serving Republican in the General Assembly announced Monday that he won’t seek re-election representing Catawba and Alexander counties. Sen. Austin Allran of Hickory said after 17 terms in the legislature – three in the House and 14 in the Senate – that he wants time for other endeavors.

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