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Resource ID: #20822
Subject: Politics
Source: Gulf Coast Business Review (Sarasota, FL)
Date: Feb 7, Feb 14



Carolyn Mason, the black mayor of Sarasota, had a problem. She was up for re-election in less than a month, and her constituents, mostly low income African-Americans, were angry with her. Within a few days, Jody Hudgins, who by all accounts was one of the compassionate, ethical, and honorable men in town, was not reappointed to his position on the Housing Authority. The reporter followed his news sense to find the story of how one man lost his position in order to quell the attacks against the mayor.

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