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Over lunch, Rick Kriseman tells me he’ll be endorsing Patrick Murphy, will seek re-election

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Last December, I bid on a charity auction item from Creative Loafing (benefiting The Children’s Home) to enjoy lunch with Mayor Rick Kriseman. $172.50 later, Mayor Kriseman, CL Publisher David Warner, CL News & Politics Editor Kate Bradshaw, The Children’s Home’s Irene Rickus, and I sat down today for a delicious, albeit heavy, lunch at Sylvia’s in the heart of St. Petersburg Midtown. The conversation was good-spirited and wide-ranging, shifting from Mayor Kriseman’s work with guide dogs to an appraisal of Tampa’s burgeoning restaurant…

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