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Time for Gov. Rick Scott to make the doughnuts




Times photo -- Skip O'Rourke

Gov. Rick Scott was making, serving and selling doughnuts Wednesday morning at a North Tampa bakery as part of his first "workday" as governor.

Scott worked from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Nicola's Donuts and Bakery, 14390 N. Dale Mabry. Scott said he spent a few hours the previous night baking with employees.

The workday concept is borrowed from Bob Graham, the former Florida governor and U.S. senator who first used the idea of working alongside average Floridians in 1977 to propel his gubernatorial campaign.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 8:43am]


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