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Jim Norman fundraising slows in November, yet still rules roost in District 6 fundraising

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Jim Norman is probably never going raise as much money in one month for his campaign for the Hillsborough County District 6 seat that he took in back in September, when he brought in over $83,000. Though wildly impressive as a statement about his political viability after being in the hinterlands for the past three years, it was also was somewhat less impressive overall, since his supporters had been hinting to reporters that he was going to bring $100,000. Diminished expectations…

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Mitch Perry Report for 3.4.15 — Hillsborough School Board defies the critics (again) & goes with Eakins

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Yesterday was quite a day news wise. But before we talk City Council races, how about that Hillsborough County School District Board? They did it again yesterday — going against the sentiments  of the editorial writers and newspaper columnists who demanded they take on a national search to succeed MaryEllen Elia as the district’s superintendent. Instead, on a 4-3 vote, the board opted to hire interim superintendent Jeff Eakins, if he can come to terms on a contract by June 9. Two…

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