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Who should replace Lew Williams?



The unexpected death of Pinellas County school board member Lew Williams leaves a critical vacancy in the political district that includes the county's most struggling schools. On Monday, there was already speculation — and concern — about who would replace Williams, the only African-American on the board. Among the names already being floated: Goliath Davis. Ray Tampa. Rick Baker. Keisha Bell. Jennifer Crockett. Mendee Ligon. Story here.

[Last modified: Monday, December 5, 2011 6:39pm]


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