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Firefighters endorse Brian Blair in H-47 race

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Brian Blair has received two more key endorsements toward his bid for the Florida State House. First, the Florida Professional Firefighters have endorsed Republican candidate, Blair, as the right man for the Florida State House seat representing District 47. On top of that, the Hillsborough County Firefighters Local 2294 has announced their support for Blair. “We like to endorse candidates with a passion for public service along with the knowledge it takes to be an integral part of public safety,”…

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Hoop dreams laid to rest

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I am often asked why I have the Nike Swoosh tattooed on my right leg. The entire story is published on the eighth anniversary of the event: With a lawyer, a contractor and a real estate developer among the dozen or so members of my church’s informal basketball league, the fiercest competition often took place before the first basket was shot. These well-to-do pillars of the parish picked teams with the same acumen that had made each of them successful…

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