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Breaking: Mistrial for Fitzroy Salesman; New Trial "Imminent"

Not exactly vindication, but ole Fitzroy S. can give this a positive spin in advance of the March 10 election. The suspended Miramar commissioner is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault with a firearm after he whipped out a pistol in a Winn Dixie checkout line.

This week a juror whipped out a weapon that proved lethal to the trial: a paperback dictionary, which the jurors apparently consulted for a definition of "imminent" -- the word that now describes the status of his next trial.

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Thomas Francis

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