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Florida Ports Want Help In Luring Shipping Firms

The top lobbying group for Florida’s seaports wants the state to establish a marketing campaign to help lure cargo-shipping companies from major ports in other areas of the country.

02/19/2015

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Thieves Steal Thousands In Lingerie From Fla. Victoria’s Secret

St. Petersburg police are looking for lingerie looters, who made off with thousands of dollars worth of unmentionables from Victoria’s Secret.

02/14/2015

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State Debt Decreases For The 4th Year In A Row

For the fourth year in a row, the Sunshine State’s debt has decreased.

12/09/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Campaign For Florida Governor Remains Bitter

The race for governor in Florida is ending the same way it began: Bitter, personal and close as ever.

11/03/2014

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

Scott, Crist Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion

If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gets his old job back, he promises to expand Medicaid to roughly 1 million low-income residents by calling a special session of the Legislature or through an executive order.

10/12/2014

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Gov. Scott: Patient Being Monitored For Possible Ebola Symptoms

According to the governor, a patient is being treated for symptoms in Sarasota at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

10/04/2014

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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Florida’s unemployment rate did not change in July amid signs the economy is in the process of a slow, steady recovery from the Great Recession.

08/15/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Hot Topic In 2014 FL Governor Race

The Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health law is becoming a major issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race.

08/09/2014

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“Move Over Law” Expands To Include Sanitation Trucks

Sunshine State drivers take note, as of earlier this month, going the posted speed limit by a sanitation truck may result in a ticket.

07/22/2014

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Florida Lottery Sales Continue To Grow

Apparently the Sunshine State is feeling lucky as sales of Florida Lottery tickets continues to rise.

07/08/2014

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