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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

(Source: AP)

Emails Detail Days After Inmate’s Gruesome Death At Dade Prison

Emails sent by Jim Cumming, the former Dade Correctional Institution, in the days after a mentally ill inmate’s scalded body was found in a puddle of water in a shower provide very few details about what actually happened.

07/22/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Kicks Off “Jobs” Tour In Pompano Beach

Governor Rick Scott will kick off his “Jobs for the Next Generation” tour Monday in Pompano Beach. The two week statewide tour will highlight the governor’s job creation proposals.

07/21/2014

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

Elections Panel Tosses Complaints About Crist, Scott

Allegations of financial misconduct by the states two leading candidates for governor have been tossed out by Florida’s election commission. Since March, supporters of both former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott have filed a long list of complaints which dealt with alleged election law violations.

07/21/2014

Gov. Rick Scott  (Source: CBS4)

Rick Scott To Highlight Job Creation Proposals

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to permanently eliminate manufacturing equipment sales taxes and create new incentives to encourage more science and engineering graduates.

07/20/2014

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft.  (Source: NASA TV)

Space Florida Expects SpaceX To Touch Down In Texas

Space Florida, the quasi-government agency created to grow the space industry, expects billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to set up the world’s first private launch facility in Texas.

07/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Rick Folbaum And Rick Scott: A Talk With The Governor

For journalists, a politician in campaign mode can be a very tough interview. Disciplined candidates will stay on message, no matter what. Sometimes, you’ll expose a side of them that voters don’t get to see in their scripted appearances and campaign ads.

07/17/2014

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Gov. Scott Signs “Aaron Cohen Protection Act”

Governor Rick Scott made a stop in South Florida Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of the Aaron Cohen Protection Act.

07/16/2014

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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

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