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2014/09/01 23:36
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TALLAHASSEE — A lawsuit seeking $375,000 from a brain-damaged and paralyzed Broward County man caused state Rep. Jamie Grant some regret. Grant, a Tampa Republican, shepherded what’s known as a claim...
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2014/09/01 16:58
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Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist WochitFlorida Power Utilities Fear Return Of ‘Green Governor' Crist By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed...
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2014/09/01 16:14
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Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor's office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow...
2014/08/31 04:30
2014/08/31 04:30
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On Aug. 13, a Miami-Dade County Circuit Court judge declared that the state’s workers’ compensation system is unconstitutional and an inadequate alternative to allowing workers to take their employers...
2014/08/31 03:51
2014/08/31 03:51
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Who would sue a brain-damaged man whose life was ruined when a speeding cop plowed into his car 16 years ago? His former law and PR firms, naturally. The long, sad saga of Eric Brody goes on. He is...
2014/08/31 01:05
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PANAMA CITY-- If you stopped by St. Andrews today, you might have run into one of Florida's candidate for governor. Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie, visited the restaurant this afternoon as part...
2014/08/30 04:49
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Democrats are so desperate to gain any relevancy in Tallahassee that they are paying little attention to other races on the ballot to focus on beating Republican Gov....
2014/08/28 22:36
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TALLAHASSEE — The statewide teachers’ union filed suit Thursday against the state, saying Florida’s biggest private-school voucher program is unconstitutional. The Florida Education Association (FEA)...
2014/08/28 16:26
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A committee has begun the conversation about how to celebrate Okaloosa County’s 100-year existence in 2015. A few ideas include planning a geocaching tour, a passport game to discover 100 things to...
2014/08/28 16:07
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The first step in a long process toward Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club residents gaining complete ownership of their roads and gates to enhance security measures was successful at a small...
2014/08/28 15:40
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Lee County School Board attorney Keith Martin provided his legal opinion to some of those questions this week in a four-page letter, though many unknowns linger. The following poses common questions...
2014/08/28 04:33
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An oral history project for West Augustine and several other historic preservation and education projects have a better chance at receiving thousands of dollars in funding. A panel organized under...
2014/08/27 23:51
2014/08/27 23:51
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New neighborhoods and acres of shopping centers, offices and other attractions can rise from Loxahatchee area farmland set to become the Minto West mega development, Palm Beach County commissioners...
2014/08/27 23:34
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Miami-Dade County has already endorsed the expansion of Florida International University onto the Tamiami Park fairgrounds. Now it wants the political backing of a far more powerful group: county...
2014/08/27 22:34
2014/08/27 22:34
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With a part-time job that pays about $10,000 a year and no health benefits, Jacqueline Samuel of Miami has relied on Jackson Health System, the county’s public hospital network, to manage her chronic...
2014/08/27 16:11
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Motor Vehicle Fee Reduction Effective Next WeekPosted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:39 AM EDTUpdated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:39 AM EDT Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted that the...
2014/08/27 03:26
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His biggest challenge, so far, has been getting his name out there, and he's not concerned with the notion that he's just stealing votes from the two major gubernatorial candidates. Third party...
2014/08/27 01:30
2014/08/27 01:30
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Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, quickly leaped to an overwhelming lead and easily defeated political newbie and tea party supporter Brandon Cannon in the Senate District 32 Republican primary. “It means a...
2014/08/27 00:34
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Coral Gables police will be able to arrest trespassers in private homes regardless of whether a police officer sees the incident, under a new law tentatively approved by city commissioners...
2014/08/27 00:33
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In a primary marked by low turnout, Orange County voters elected Commissioner Jennifer Thompson to a second term Tuesday, and sent two other commission races to Nov. 4 runoffs. Thompson will...
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