Joseph Cardamone, the city's former community development director, is the latest to join the open-seat race for mayor of distressed Scranton, Pa.

"I've handled everything that can come at you, and I don't see any major surprises being the mayor of Scranton," Cardamone told the Times-Tribune. "I just see some very difficult issues that need to be addressed."

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