Dorothy Hukill resigns from Fla Senate; entering hospice after return of cervical cancer

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Dorothy Hukill has resigned from the State Senate and will not seek re-election in November, deciding instead to enter hospice for the return of cervical cancer.

Hukill's name will remain on the Nov. 6 ballot for the District 14 Senate seat, but voters

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