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Young Fill-In Mayor Has Bieber Fever

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Young Fill-In Mayor Has Bieber Fever

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Young Fill-In Mayor Has Bieber Fever

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In Forney, Texas, Caroline Gonzalez, 11, recently served as mayor for a day. She won an essay contest aimed at getting young people interested in local government. Her first order of business: rename Main Street. So in a ceremony Tuesday, a sign went up for Justin Bieber Way.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

In Forney, Texas, Caroline Gonzalez served as mayor for a day. The 11-year-old won an essay contest aimed at getting young people interested in local government. Her first order of business: rename Main Street. So in a ceremony yesterday, a sign went up for Justin Bieber Way. The teenage pop star won't get a chance to visit the street named after him. The sign was up for just the one day Caroline was mayor.

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