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Medical Marijuana Could Be Spoiler In Florida Governor’s Race

Florida’s race for governor is a razor-thin contest but an issue seldom mentioned on the campaign trail could play the spoiler.

10/31/2014

A flyer that is aimed at showing who has and has not voted in a community.  (Source: CBS4)

Voters Appalled At “Voter Shaming” Tactic

A political flyer landing in South Florida mailboxes has some voters outraged. It doesn’t mention the names of any candidates, but does list names, addresses, and voting histories of people who live nearby.

10/30/2014

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On High Speed Rail Line

Plans for a high speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando were stopped in their tracks in 2011 when Governor Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds.

10/30/2014

Crumbling Dade County Courthouse (Source: CBS4)

Voters To Decide Whether Courthouse Updates Are Worth Tax Increase

Voters will have to decide whether they will pay more in taxes to help repair the Dade County Courthouse that has stood at 73 W. Flagler Street for nearly 90 years.

10/30/2014

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Minimum Wage

Election Day less than a week away, so CBS4 News has teamed up with PolitiFact Florida to fact-check the statements made by both major gubernatorial candidates.

10/29/2014

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Wednesday Is Last Day To Request Absentee Ballot

he Miami-Dade and Broward Elections Departments wants to remind all voters that Wednesday is the deadline to request an Absentee Ballot for the November 4, 2014 Primary Election.

10/28/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Education

With Election Day just about a week away, CBS4 News is now part of an effort to fact-check Florida’s gubernatorial candidates who remain tied in the polls.

10/27/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Crist, Scott Get Big Name Support This Weekend From Clinton, Christie

Governor Rick Scott and and the man who wants to unseat him, Charlie Crist, both have some high profile political backing this weekend in Florida.

10/24/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Casino Mogul And Trial Lawyer Pay For Pot Battle

The effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state of Florida is costing big bucks for a couple of its supporters.

10/23/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Poll: Scott, Crist Deadlocked As Election Day Nears

Now less than two weeks before Election Day, the fierce race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist is a dead heat, according to a poll released Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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