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      Mayor to Discuss Crime Problems

      McDavid plans to hold a media conference at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at City Hall.

      Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid plans to update the media on the fight against crime in his city.

      McDavid plans to hold a media conference at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at City Hall.

      The mayor would not give any details about the topics of discussion.

      McDavid is organizing a task force to solve the problems of youth violence and gang activity.

      This is in response to several shootings throughout the city during the past month.

      McDavid said task force members will brainstorm ideas during the next year.

      If you are interested in joining the mayorâ??s Crime Task Force, you can contact your Columbia council member.

      City leaders said the mayorâ??s task force will be up and running by the end of next month.

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