A Spitzer-Stringer debate opportunity, and 24 hours of Bill Thompson

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Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer have traded barbs at press conferences, in interviews and web videos.

Tonight, they'll have an opportunity to meet face-to-face, at a candidate forum in Laurelton starting at 7 p.m. The event is not listed on Spitzer's public schedule and his campaign spokesman didn't return emails to confirm that he's attending.

It would be their first time appearing together as comptroller candidates.

Elsewhere on the campaign trail: Bill Thompson is embarking on a 24-hour retail-event tour, something even the tireless John Liu has yet to attempt.

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UPDATE: Spitzer's spokesman emails to say he's not planning to attend, citing a scheduling conflict, but is "looking forward to the three debates we're scheduled for in the coming weeks."

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