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Paula Dockery comes to Tiger Bay

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State Sen. Paula Dockery of Lakeland jumped into the governor’s race last November well aware that her opponent had a running start in name recognition, fund-raising and endorsements.   But she maintains that her notions of “common-sense conservatism” have been eclipsed in the party by a dictatorial style and undue deference to big business.  She opposed the Everglades land deal with U.S Sugar and voted against the bill abolishing teacher tenure this session.  In recent months, she has ramped up the…

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