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Lawton assistant city manager retires, takes new job

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A surprising announcement tonight from Lawton City Hall.

Assistant City Manager Jim Russell is retiring. He will be moving to Arizona where he's been hired as City Manager of the town of Douglas, population 17,000, located on the Mexican border.  He's been with the city of Lawton since 2007, first as the Human Resources director, and then as the assistant city manager in 2013.

Russell's last day on the job will be Thursday, December 22nd.

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