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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter
THE future control of Bristol City Council is to be decided today, after nearly two weeks of political negotiations.
Barbara Janke is expected to continue as leader of the authority with the Liberal Democrats running a minority administration.
A rethink on trams, a review of the green-spaces sell off plan and a decisive debate on whether Ashton Vale should be a town green are believed to be among the main concessions that will allow them to remain in power.
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