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Miss. mayor to be asked to resign over spendingMiss. mayor accused of using city funds for trips, meals, sex shop will be asked to resign
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) ' Leaders of an affluent northern Mississippi suburb are calling for the mayor to resign after state auditors said he misspent thousands of taxpayer dollars, including a purchase at a gay sex shop in Canada.
Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has come under increasing scrutiny since November when Mississippi's auditor told him to pay back about $170,000 for allegedly improper billings. The FBI is investigating.
The auditor's office has said one $67 bill was at Priape, a gay lifestyle and sex shop. Davis is a Republican who ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2008 on a family values platform.
After the spending was revealed, he said he was gay and getting a divorce.
Alderman Ronnie Hale says the board plans to ask Davis to resign Friday, but it can't force him out.
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