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Olivia Newton-John resume padding?

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September

Three decades before he was a serious candidate to become Florida's next education commissioner, Jim Warford was a small-time entertainer trying to make a name in the music business.
He played in clubs. He wrote songs. He penned a minor hit.

But did he really write songs for Kenny Rogers and Olivia Newton-John, as he claimed on a resume a few years ago? Rogers' agent says the claim "reeks of bogus." Warford stands by it. But Warford had enough concerns about the claim that he recently took it off his resume.  More here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:01pm]

    

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