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Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff for Gene Campbell

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Gov. Rick Scott has ordered flags at half-staff for former state Rep. Martin Eugene “Gene” Campbell, who died last week. Scott issued the directive Wednesday. Campbell, a longtime high school teacher and administrator, served in the Florida House of Representatives 1974-76 and again in 1978-80, according to Scott’s statement. “Campbell had a passion for education, often proposing bills to better fund Florida schools,” he said. The U.S. and state flags will be flown at half-staff at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, the Royal Palm…

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