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A look at Lenny Curry’s transition leadership team

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Reported late on Thursday by multiple outlets, the Lenny Curry transition leadership team gives some insight into what his administration might look like. It is stocked with familiar names and steady hands who have history in Jacksonville and who have been supporters of the mayor-elect. “In the days and weeks ahead, I will be working with the transition leadership team, as well as additional advisers and team members, to implement my plan to restore Jacksonville’s greatness,” said Curry in a press release.…

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Big donors face question: Demand refund from Charlie Crist?

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Charlie Crist‘s decision to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent has left a bunch of big-name contributors with a decision to make: Do they follow the angry dictate of furious Republican Party officials and demand their money back? Or not? For many longtime Crist supporters — some of whom go back to his first statewide campaign in 1998 — it’s a tough call. Consider Ben Hill Griffin III of the big Florida citrus and political family. “Right now I’m…

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