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Racine mayor resigns after getting nabbed in child sex sting

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Council members in Racine will meet Thursday night to consider their options to replace Mayor Gary Becker.

The second-term leader resigned Tuesday, a week after he was arrested in an Internet child sex sting.

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Becker submitted a one-sentence resignation letter at the same time many of us were watching President Barack Obama being sworn in.

His attorney said it was in everyone's best interest for Becker to resign.

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