By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Another candidate for Pittsburgh mayor has entered the race.

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On Monday, Marlin Woods officially filed his petitions to run for mayor.

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The East Liberty businessman plans to run as an independent candidate.

Woods describes himself as a “middle of the road” candidate who wants to focus on rebuilding Pittsburgh economically as the pandemic continues.

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He also said he has a plan to tackle crime in the city.