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Confederate monument issue prompts Kimberly Overman to enter race for Hillsborough County Commission

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Certified financial planner and Seminole Heights activist Kimberly Overman has filed to run for the countywide District 7 seat on the Hillsborough County Commission.

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Critics of Confederate monument: ‘Move the damn statue’

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Less than 24 hours before a vote to remove a controversial Confederate monument, a coalition of Tampa political leaders and activists is asking one member of the Hillsborough County Commission who voted last month to maintain the monument to change their mind. “The bottom line to those three remaining commissioners … I just got one message for you,” Tampa City Councilman Frank Roddick said at a press conference in front of the monument on Tuesday afternoon. “Vote to move the damn statue.”

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Self-proclaimed progressive Angel D’Angelo sets sights on Hillsborough Commission

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With Al Higginbotham opting not to run for re-election next year, there is a rare open seat on the Hillsborough County Commission. Several Democrats have already entered the contest, including 28-year-old Riverview resident Angel D’Angelo. “I believe we just need your regular working class average Joe taking hold of these seats,” says D’Angelo, who is a recruiter for a retail service provider. D’Angelo mentions transit as an issue he believes he will be talking about once he begins campaigning in…

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