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Mayor Jones travels to Switzerland

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones should land in Geneva Switzerland this morning.

He's traveling with a group trying to convince a cyclist group to bring the World Road Cycling Championships to Richmond in 2015.

According to the Times Dispatch, the decision is down to two bidders, Richmond and the Arabian peninsula country of Oman.

The winning bidder will be announced in September.

Some Richmond leaders believe the event could bring in $135 million dollars in economic benefits to the area.

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