Rep. Jim Frishe (very quietly) files to run for seat in the Florida Senate

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It was one of the worst kept secrets in Tampa Bay politics: Rep. Jim Frishe intended to run for the seat held by Senator Dennis Jones, who is term-limited from running again.

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