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Sen. Jim King shows his soft side

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A must read from the Ledger: Senator Jim King, R-Jacksonville, is inarguably one of the Legislature’s most colorful and respected members. A 22-year veteran in the House and Senate, King’s legacy as a knowledgeable legislator skilled at winning support for, and against, proposed laws is secure. But King’s primary reputation has been as a classic carouser. With a physical stature and comedic timing evocative of the stout Jackie Gleason, many a night on the Senate floor was concluded with a…

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