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Children's Board CEO quits amid pressure; Former Tampa Mayor Iorio to take her spot listen

07/24/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The head of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County is resigning from her six-figure position. Embattled CEO Luanne Panacek is throwing in the towel after results of a damning report were released earlier this month. Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Beckner is on the board of directors. He wanted to oust Panacek in part because of controversy surrounding the board’s use of no-bid contracts.

“It started to becoming revealed to us that there were more than anticipated no-...

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