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Lee County Commissioner Candidate Sonny Haas addresses use of n-word in an email ahead of Primary election

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Lee County Commissioner Candidate Sonny Haas addresses use of n-word in an email ahead of Primary election

Lee County Commissioner Candidate Sonny Haas addresses use of n-word in an email ahead of Primary election

Fox 4 is helping you get to know the candidates for local positions ahead of primary day.

Sonny Haas is running for Lee County Commissioner in District 5.

AN APPEALS COURT UPHELD A LOWERCOURT’S DECISION, THAT RULED INFAVOR OF THE TOWN AND THEDEVELOPER.FROM NOW UNTIL PRIMARY DAY ONAUGUST 18TH, FOX 4 IS GOING TOSIT DOWN WITH THE CANDIDATES OFSEVERAL LOCAL RACES...TO TALKABOUT THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUESHERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.THESE ARE CASUAL CONVERSATIONS,AND TO GET TO KNOW THECANDIDATES A BIT BETTER, WESTART BY ASKING, ’WHAT’SYOUR CUP.’THIS MORNING, I’M SITTING DOWNWITH THE CANDIDATES FOR LEECOUNTY COMMISSIONER, DISTRICTFIVE.HERE’S SONNY HAAS━ A BUSINESSOWNER WHO WAS A FIREFIGHTER,ENGINEER, AND COMMISSIONER INSOUTHWEST FLORIDA FOR 28 YEARS.HAAS CAME UNDER FIRE IN MAY,AFTER AN EMAIL FROM HIMSURFACED, IN WHICH HE USED THEN-WORD.

SO IN THIS CONVERSATION,WE WANTED TO GIVE HIM THOPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THACOMING UP IN DURING FOX 4MORNING NEWS AT 8... I’M TALKINGWITH THE CURRENT LEE COUNTYCOMMISSIONER FOR DISTRICT FIVE-- FRANK MANN.

FOR DISTRICT FIVECOMMISSIONER COUNTY CURRENT LEWITH THE 8... I’M TALKINMORNING NEWS AT DURING FOXCOMING UP INCOMING UP IN DURING FOX 4 COMINGUP IN DURING FOX 4 MORNING NEWSAT 8... I’M TALKING WITH THECURRENT LEE COUNTY COMMISSIONEFOR DISTRICT FIVE -- FRANK MANN.HE’S HOPING TO HANG ON TO THASEAT.AND IF YOU’D LIKE TO SEE MY FULLINTERVIEW WITH BOTH CANDIDATES,IN WHICH WE TALK ABOUT WATERQUALITY, GIVING MONEY TOCORPORATIONS, AND THE CO




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