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Debates set in key races

Hoosiers will see the three candidates for governor square off in three televised debates.

Democrat John Gregg, Republican Mike Pence and Libertarian Rupert Boneham will debate each other on Oct. 10 in Zionsville, Oct. 17 in South Bend and Oct. 25 at the public TV station in Fort Wayne.

The first two debates will have a live audience; the Fort Wayne event will only be viewed on TV.

The candidates will answer questions submitted by the public at the Indiana Debate Commission's website.

The three candidates for Senate — Democrat Joe Donnelly, Libertarian Andrew Horning and Republican Richard Mourdock — will meet Oct. 15 in Indianapolis and Oct. 23 in New Albany.

More information on getting tickets to attend the debates will be released later.

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