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Woody Brown, Jamie Robinson re-elected in Largo

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Mayor Woody Brown and Commissioner Jamie Robinson were re-elected to the Largo City Commission when no one showed up to run against them by the closing of qualifying Friday. Largo voters will have a chance to go to the polls to choose between Curtis Holmes and Neil McMullen who are running for Seat 3. “I’m happy,” Brown said Monday. Not having an opponent, Brown said, means he can focus on what’s happening in the city and the commission’s projects. This…

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Largo City Commission incumbent decides to seek re-election amid Robert Avery extortion scandal

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Adding to the drama that plagued a Largo City Commission race this week is a new twist. Incumbent Commissioner Curtis Holmes now says he’s planning to run for re-election. Up until his announcement Wednesday, two candidates were vying for the seat he had planned to vacate and one of them was charged with extortion. Robert Avery was charged Monday with felony extortion after a threatening email sent to his opponent, 24-year old activist Aaron Darr, was traced back to Avery’s…

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