Gov. Rick Scott finalizes deal to sell his holdings in urgent care chain Solantic

Gov. Rick Scott gives the keynote address at a Cato Institute luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011.  David Albers/Staff

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Gov. Rick Scott gives the keynote address at a Cato Institute luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. David Albers/Staff

TALLAHASSEE — Two weeks after insisting he was "not involved in that company," Gov. Rick Scott finalized a deal Wednesday to sell Solantic Inc., the Jacksonville chain of urgent care clinics he founded.

Scott's sale of the company comes as he attempts to distance himself from repeated conflict-of-interest questions about whether the company he started in 2001 — and hoped to develop into a national chain — would benefit from the aggressive health care changes he wants state lawmakers to approve.

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Fossil writes:

Hey Gov, where are the jobs you promised?

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