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Miami Dade College President Eduardo Padron.  (Source: Miami Dade College)

MDC’s Board Backs Padron

Miami Dade College’s Board of Trustees has reaffirmed its support for President Eduardo Padron who was caught up in a public firestorm after he criticized several Republican lawmakers.

04/15/2014

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Three GOP Governors Complain About Medicare Advantage Increases

Governor Rick Scott, along with two other southern governors, have sent a letter to President Barack Obama to complain about announced increases in Medicare Advantage payments.

04/15/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Blasts Scott In Palm Beach Speech

In his fight for a second chance at the office, former Governor Charlie Crist blasted his successor Monday during a speaking engagement in West Palm Beach.

04/14/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court May Take Up Gov. Scott Drug Test Directive

More than three years after Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order seeking across-the-board drug testing for state employees, the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to decide whether to weigh in on the controversial policy.

04/14/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Florida Legislature On Break This Week For Holidays

The Florida Legislature is taking a break this week because of the Passover and Easter holidays.

04/14/2014

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Rand Slams Bush Over Immigration “Act Of Love” Remarks

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has drawn the ire of some of his fellow Republicans when he described illegal immigration in an interview as an “act of love” by people trying to provide for their families.

04/13/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Latvala: Majority Of Senate Supports In-State Tuition Bill

The sponsor of a measure that would extend in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants has said that a majority of the Senate has agreed to co-sponsor the bill.

04/13/2014

Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

Alan Gross Ends Hunger Strike

Alan Gross, an American who has been imprisoned in Cuba for more than four years, has called off his hunger strike.

04/13/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans Hold 5K In Miami To Support Protesters

In support of student protesters abroad, Venezuelans in Miami are holding a 5K run on Saturday.

04/12/2014

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Legislature Passes Student Data Privacy Bill

A bill passed by the Florida Legislature would no longer allow school districts to collect student data like fingerprints.

04/11/2014

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