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Jeff Greene is continuing libel suit against Times, Herald

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Billionaire Jeff Greene‘s libel suit against the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald newspapers is still on after a court-ordered mediation in the case didn’t result in a settlement. Times attorney Alison Steele, a partner in the St. Petersburg law firm of Rahdert, Steele, Reynolds & Driscoll, told Florida Politics on Tuesday that Steele also has filed an amended complaint in his lawsuit. The new filing “amplified his allegations of a joint venture by the Times and Herald to derail Greene’s Senate candidacy,” she said…

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Brian Blair wants to sue me!

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Update: Creative Loafing’s Mitch Perry weighs in here. Last week, I received a letter from the law firm of Barker, Rodems and Cook, stating that they represented Brian Blair and that they have reviewed my web posting on February 1, 2010, titled The post the Blair campaign doesn’t want you to read: Fraternal Order of Police endorses Brian Blair in H-47. Blair’s attorney writes (the full letter is published after the break): In your article, you note that “the police…

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