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Al-Arian Nearly Left Quietly



Two years before the tale of Sami Al-Arian helped sink Betty Castor's campaign against Mel Martinez for the U.S. Senate, Castor's successor as University of South Florida president tried to quietly buy Al-Arian's departure from the university. To read more about the secret, nearly $1-million offer, click here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:29pm]


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