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2014/04/18 00:50
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The Florida Senate on Thursday approved a proposal that has become known as the “warning shot” bill, which would allow people to show guns and fire warning shots if they feel threatened. The House...
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In a testament to its impact on the state overall as well as to St. Augustine, Northrop Grumman’s dedication of its new Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence brought Gov. Rick Scott to visit. The...
2014/04/18 00:36
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State Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart Sen. Joe Negron, R-Stuart, right, is congratulated by Gov. Rick Scott as Negron's sponsored bill on pip insurance passes the senate during session on Friday, March 9,...
2014/04/18 00:35
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During the company's dedication ceremony in St. Augustine on Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott was praising the company for expanding. His visit comes on the heels of the announcement that Jaxport will be...
2014/04/17 02:33
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Florida State University is one step closer to having its own College of Engineering. The Senate passed an amended budget proposal that contained $13 million for FSU to build its own college,...
2014/04/15 16:30
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Tax breaks are in. Gambling? No dice. Lower tuition is OK, but alimony is a no-no. Blame the GOP-dominated Legislature’s attempt to give Gov. Rick Scott a helping hand for what people are calling one...
2014/04/14 18:30
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Former Sen. Gary Siplin has filed paperwork to run for the Central Florida seat currently held by Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, setting up a primary battle between two veteran legislators. “The...
2014/04/12 00:36
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Lizbeth Benacquisto, state Senate 27 candidate House District 19 GOP candidate Michael Dreikorn on NewsMakers 3-2-14. Paige Kreegel, Dist. 14 US House GOP candidate on NewsMakers 4-15-12. NAPLES —...
2014/04/11 20:50
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Local governments will have to chip in if the state is going to revive an incentives program intended to attract film and television production crews to Florida. One senator warned that the proposal...
2014/04/11 13:20
2014/04/11 13:20
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Charlie Crist, the former Republican-turned-Independent governor, now a Democrat, returned to his old stomping grounds to round up support for his campaign as he challenges Gov. Scott in the 2014...
2014/04/09 22:51
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The Florida House rejected a proposal to require students who use private school vouchers to take the same tests given to students in public schools. The House voted 66-44 Wednesday against the...
2014/04/09 21:31
2014/04/09 21:31
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Florida's minimum wage sits at $7.93 but Democrats are pushing for just over $10 and some members of the legislature are going to extremes to prove their point. Florida’s minimum wage is nearly 70...
2014/04/09 12:37
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Matt Dixon, A Senate panel Tuesday passed a narrowed down version of a contentious gun bill heavily supported by the National Rifle Association. Entering the committee hearing, the bill, SB 296,...
2014/04/09 00:30
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With the House already giving approval last month, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a proposal (SB 1060) aimed at preventing schoolchildren from being disciplined for...
2014/04/08 23:31
2014/04/08 23:31
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Regulating internet cafes Local internet cafes remain closed in the aftermath of last week's gambling raids by state agents. Owners we spoke with say they are looking at their options to reopen but...
2014/04/08 21:33
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TALLAHASSEE -- Sen. Jack Latvala blasted a beer-growler bill Tuesday as a "tariff" imposed by Tallahassee and a mob-like shakedown of microbrewers by requiring them to pay distributors to sell their...
2014/04/08 21:31
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Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a controversial proposal that would place additional restrictions on abortions, largely barring the procedures if doctors determine that fetuses have reached...
2014/04/08 00:13
2014/04/08 00:13
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Was Lizbeth Benacquisto in two places at once? We have learned that while the state senator was campaigning for Congress with Sarah Palin at a barbecue fundraiser in Naples, someone else cast a vote...
2014/04/06 06:06
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... House, sampling of bills: H.B. 421, Public Records/Taxpayer's Email Address; H.B. 555, Public Records/Traffic Infraction Detectors; and H.B. 865, Public Records/Motor Vehicle Crash Reports. •...
2014/04/04 22:51
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If you live next to someone who rents their home as a vacation property, you know the nuisance. At the moment, there is little city and county officials can do. A three-year-old state law largely...
2014/04/18 00:50
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