Political Notebook

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Deputy search

Mayor Tom Henry on Thursday said his search for a new No. 2 is well underway.

Henry said the city has received several dozen applicants from across the country for the deputy mayor position and has already interviewed a few of them.

Deputy Mayor Beth Malloy left her post this month to take a job working for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

Henry said he plans to spend the next two weeks narrowing the field and hopes to appoint a new deputy in the next four to six weeks.

Malloy was Henry’s third deputy mayor, following Mark Becker and Greg Purcell.