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Class Action Status Sought For Suit Over Kids In Nursing Homes

Attorneys for around 200 disabled children in nursing homes will ask a federal judge to give class-action status to a lawsuit alleging the state is putting the children in nursing homes unnecessarily and cutting services for their care at home.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

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University Presidents Pitch Tuition Deal To Lawmakers

University presidents have made a pitch to legislators in Tallahassee: add $118 million in state funding and they will not raise tuition.

CBS Miami–12/05/2012

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Scott Vetoes $142 Million In State Funding

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the new state budget that will cost roughly $70 billion Tuesday. But, Scott also vetoed more than $140 million in spending for various programs including several key programs in South Florida.

CBS4–04/17/2012

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FL Finds Success In Paying Companies To Hire Workers

Jerold Nelson was hard at work Thursday at his new job at Interactive Blue Communications (IBC), a small design and consulting firm in Miami-Dade. The 51 year-old husband and father landed the job after ten months of unemployment and a seemingly hopeless outlook.

CBS4–09/08/2011

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Religious Spending Amendment Up For Vote

A proposed constitutional amendment that would repeal Florida’s ban on state aid to churches and other religious organizations faces a final vote in the Senate Friday.

CBS4–05/06/2011

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