Communications Exec Bob Lotane to Run for Mayor

Longtime public relations executive Bob Lotane said Friday he plans to file for mayor of Tallahassee after many years considering a run for local office. “I thought about running for years, and I’ve worked in and around politics,” Lotane told the Tallahassee Democrat Friday. Mayor Andrew Gillum’s decision to run for governor in 2018 made Lotane’s decision to run for mayor that much easier...

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Kelsey Lehtomaa
Another Contender Joins Race for Tallahassee Mayor

Longtime public relations professional Bob Lotane filed papers Tuesday to run for Tallahassee mayor. This is Lotane's first run for public office. "I've never done this before. I've worked in and around politics, but actually being on this side of things is different, so I'm a little nervous. It's brand new ... but I'm very excited," Lotane said... 

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Bob Lotane Recovering from West Nile Infection

The Capital Area Chapter of the Red Cross board chairman has regained the use of his left arm and his right arm is getting stronger. The wave of paralysis that began with an innocuous mosquito bite and moved from his legs up to his neck seems to be receding the same way it came. He's hopeful in time he'll be able to ditch his new electric wheelchair and be able to walk again, too...

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Kelsey Lehtomaa