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A Cautious Optimism Prevails At Child Protection Summit

New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.

09/05/2014

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ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based Classes

A civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.

09/03/2014

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

New Poll Reveals Scott Ahead Of Crist

With a little more than two months to go before Election Day, a new poll reveals, Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a 5-point lead over his Democratic rival Charlie Crist.

09/03/2014

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Leaders React To Video Of Apparent Beheading Of Local Journalist

Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.

09/02/2014

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Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

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Crist, Rich Campaign Ahead Of Tuesday’s Primary

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is back in South Florida campaigning days before the primary elections.

08/24/2014

Florida Money

Workers Comp Rates Could Be Trimmed

Florida employers could see the first overall reduction in workers-compensation insurance rates in four years.

08/22/2014

Florida Money

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

08/22/2014

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Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward

A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.

08/22/2014

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Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Sues Governor To Get Old Job

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi said he is taking legal action against Florida Governor Rick Scott to try to get his job back.

08/21/2014

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