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Gov. Rick Scott Agrees To Appear In 3 Debates

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign announced Tuesday he will participate in three debates this fall with either Nan Rich or Charlie Crist, whoever emerges as the winner of the Democratic primary and CBS4 News will proudly serve as producers of one of those debates.

07/29/2014

Charlie Crist in South Florida 5/5/14. (Source: CBS4)

Crist Highlights Policies He’ll Approve If Elected

Raise the minimum wage and banning discrimination of gay and transgendered employees would be some of the first things Charlie Crist would do if he’s elected governor this November.

07/29/2014

Matt Dixon, Scripps Co. Tallahassee Bureau Chief (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: The Governor’s Race TV Ad Spending

A new report shows where Gov. Rick Scott, and Charlie Crist are spending money on TV ads, and for the most part it is not in South Florida. We examine it and get perspective on it from political reporter Matt Dixon, the Scripps Co. Tallahassee Bureau Chief.

CBS4–07/28/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Meets With Scientist On Climate Change

Former Gov. Charlie Crist was given a climate-change lecture Friday and used the opportunity to point out that Republican Gov. Rick Scott isn’t saying much about the issue.

07/26/2014

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Time Running Out To Register To Vote In August Primary

Time is running out for Floridians who want to cast their ballot in the August 26th primary election but have not yet registered to vote. Monday is the deadline to register.

07/25/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: Governor’s Race Gets Close Amid Attacks

With the campaign dominated by a barrage of back-and-forth attacks, Democrat Charlie Crist’s lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott has narrowed in the race for Florida governor, a new poll shows.

07/23/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

QPoll On Governor’s Race Coming Out Wednesday

The latest poll by Quinnipiac University is set to be released Wednesday, showing where each candidate stands in Florida’s gubernatorial race.

07/22/2014

State Senator Dwight Bullard (FL-39th District) (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Crist Chooses a Running Mate

Charlie Crist chooses the head of Miami-Dade’s Democratic Party to become his running mate for governor. What does the selection of Annette Taddeo add to the Crist ticket?

CBS4–07/21/2014

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Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.

07/16/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Morgan Says Big Money Lined Up For Pot Campaign

Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan said he has pledges of up to $6 million — not including his own substantial checkbook — to back a proposed constitutional amendment going before voters in November that would allow doctors to order marijuana for patients with debilitating illnesses.

07/14/2014

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