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Following Dallas, Bob Buckhorn says it’s an “ugly time in America”

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Responding to the attack on the Dallas Police Department which killed five officers and wounded seven others, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Police Chief Eric Ward expressed their sorrow and condolences Friday. In discussing the breakdown in the relationship between the police and people of color nationally, they both maintained that Tampa is in better shape than in many other parts of the country. However, the mayor acknowledged it wouldn’t take much to disrupt that alliance. “On any given night in America, something…

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