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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.

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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.

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Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist. (Source: CBS4)

Crist Rallies For Early Votes In Pembroke Pines

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist was in Pembroke Pines Thursday to rally residents to early vote.

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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.

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

Poll Shows Extremely Tight Race Between Crist & Scott

Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott as they head into the frantic final days of this year’s campaign.

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

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

Scott, Crist At Full Throttle On Campaign Trail

With less than a week left before election day, Florida Governor Rick Scott and former governor Charlie Crist are in full throttle on the campaign trail.

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

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Stark Differences In Florida Attorney General Race

Florida’s two main attorneys general candidates seem to have very little in common whether it’s on the positions on same-sex marriage ban to regulating utilities to their style.

10/28/2014

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Florida’s Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly

A new survey by a Florida University shows consumer confidence is dropping slightly.

10/28/2014

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