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Meltdown at Tampa City Council in latest skirmish on civilian review board issue

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The rocky relations between Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and the City Council deteriorated to a new low this morning at City Hall, after City Council Chair Frank Reddick angrily disagreed with City Attorney Julia Mandell’s choice of an attorney to review if her office has a conflict of interest regarding who she represents at City Hall. The fiery confrontation between the two ended with Reddick muttering, “I’m not going to be a butt-kisser to no one.” The larger issue regards the…

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