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Gov. Deal draws primary challenger
Dalton mayor intends to make state economy central issue
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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal drew a primary challenger on Tuesday for the 2014 governor’s race and used a speech before a group of business leaders to tout his economic achievements. In the speech, Deal sought to blunt any criticism from his new opponent, Dalton Mayor David Pennington, who made it clear that he plans to make Georgia’s economy a central issue in the race.