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Humid and Testy in Poinciana



Tuesday night's forum in Poinciana between the two GOP gubernatorial candidates nearly didn't get off the ground when Tom Gallagher realized that his opponent, Charlie Crist, had a personal fan on stage and he had none.

"That's not fair," Gallagher whispered under his breath to the three moderators after the initial introductions. "Get another fan in here or I'm walking out."

He stayed put. Another fan was found. And both candidates took turns standing in front of the closest fan when they spoke.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:09pm]


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