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Race for Florida governor hit by fan interference
Race for Florida governor hit by fan interference

Florida, the state of the hanging chad, once again has something new for the political world — a race for governor that may be determined by fan interference. That would be an electric fan, dark brown plastic, less than a foot across. On Wednesday night, its presence under the lectern used by former Gov. Charlie Crist, the Republican-turned-Democrat, led to incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, not coming out on stage for a live, televised debate. About 6 1/2  minutes passed before Scott showed up and the debate began. During the subsequent 54 minutes, the two men aired stark differences on almost every issue in a race that has been a dead heat for weeks. But on...

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