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Reversing course, Hillsborough County's transit agency will allow the Florida Council on American-Islamic Relations to advertise on its buses.

The unanimous vote by members of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board of directors is a sharp turn from where members were in August, when eight of the 10 present rejected the advertisement on county buses, citing promotion of religion as a concern.

The vote, taken Monday evening, came after CAIR Florida filed a letter requesting an appeal.


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