Health issues are forcing a Staunton city councilman to end his run for Congress.
Bruce Elder will undergo radiation treatments to treat a cancerous growth on his face. In a Facebook post, Elder says it will be months before he will be able to speak normally.
The Democrat would have faced long-time Republican incumbent Bob Goodlatte in November's election.
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