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Ford, Foster spar over fundamentalism and science



ST. PETERSBURG — Former City Council member Bill Foster attempted to portray opponent Kathleen Ford as intolerant of his Christian conservative beliefs during a heated mayoral forum Wednesday.

"Every time she mentions science, science and science, it's like my belief in the Bible somehow makes me unable to address science and technology," Foster, 46, said at the Suncoast Tiger Bay event. "The fact that I believe in the Bible, I just can't believe it is now being seen as a character flaw."

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[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:12pm]


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