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Al Fox celebrated for his work on Cuba

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There is perhaps no greater moment reflective of how far the Tampa business and political establishment has come in terms of embracing relations with Cuba than the reaction to then Mayor Dick Greco’s surprise visit to the communist island in the summer of 2002. “In my opinion, it was his finest hour,” recalled Al Fox, speaking on Friday night at the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City. It was Fox, through his Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation, that helped negotiate the historic meeting…

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Dick Greco on voting outside of Tampa for the first time in his life

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In Tampa, there was a minor ripple in the political class earlier this year when it was reported that Dick Greco was moving with his wife Linda McClintock to St. Petersburg, though the two would continue to work in Tampa. For some longtime observers, it was almost heretical to learn that the man who served in four different terms as the mayor of Tampa (and tried again for a fifth in 2011) was deserting the Cigar City for the hipper…

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