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Florida Only State In U.S. With An Official Chef

Move over, Mario Batali. Step aside, Gordon Ramsey. There’s a new chef on the cusp of celebrity in the U.S., and he’s from Florida.

CBS4–02/14/2012

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Do Not Call List, Telemarketing Top List Of Consumer Complaints

The top 10 consumer complaints filed during 2011 were released Thursday by The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and many repeated complaints topped the list this year.

CBS4–01/05/2012

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School Nutrition Program Moves To Agriculture Dept.

The state’s school and food nutrition program will be part of the state Agriculture Department starting Sunday.

CBS4–12/31/2011

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AG Pam Bondi Opposing Destination Casinos

The destination casino bills that could possibly help generate hundreds of millions of dollars is having stiff competition lining up against it.

CBS4–12/08/2011

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State Making Progress On War Against Giant Snails

The war against the giant African Land Snail continues across South Florida, the the generals directing the battle say the enemy is being hunted down and captured, thanks to help from the public.

CBS4–09/24/2011

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Giant African Land Snails Return To South Florida

They’re back. Giant African land snails which once took a decade to eradicate from South Florida have returned.

CBS4–09/15/2011

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Putnam: School Vending Machines Too Sweet

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam may shut down or restrict the use of vending machines in public schools in response to what he says is a public health epidemic of obesity that left unchecked will cost the state millions in health care costs.

CBS4–05/19/2011

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