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Shock, regret greet news of Bill Law’s resignation

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St. Petersburg College President Bill Law’s announcement Tuesday that he plans to resign no later than July 1 caught people by surprise. Jim Olliver, the retired provost of SPC’s Seminole campus, said the college has a protocol when someone of that level decides to leave. That protocol includes a prepared press release and photo that can be issued right after the announcement. In Law’s case, college officials were left scrambling after his announcement during the Board of Trustees meeting. First,…

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Thom Barnhorn leads in fundraising in Seminole City Council race

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Incumbent Thom Barnhorn is the clear winner when it comes to raising funds to run for re-election to the Seminole City Council. Barnhorn has raised $6,255, according to the latest filings with the Seminole city clerk’s office. Jim Quinn, the other incumbent in the race, has raised $3,250. Tom Christy trails far behind with $237. A bit more than half Barnhorn’s funds — $3,500 — come from his own pockets. But he’s also received donations from former Seminole council member…

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