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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Feds To Monitor Florida Election Changes; Scott Pushes Back

Gov. Rick Scott's office and campaign are attacking as "blatantly political" a letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida's election laws.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Eric Holder, Miami Dade County, FL, Charlie Crist

8 hrs ago | The Olympian

Florida lawmakers ordered to draw new voting map

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis wants the new map by Aug. 15, meaning that legislators would have to hold a special session in order to comply with the decision.

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Related Topix: Florida Government

9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Probe of ex-Florida congressman hinges on friend

In this undated arrest photo made available by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, shows Ana Alliegro.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Representative Joe Garcia, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, Broward County, FL

9 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

United For Care Debunks Florida Police Chiefs Association's Latest Claims

The war of attrition between advocates for and opponents against medical marijuana in Florida entered another chapter this week, after the Florida Police Chiefs Association put out a media release on the dangers of medical weed legalization.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Florida Government

10 hrs ago | ABC News

Special Session Ordered for New Florida Voting Map

A Florida judge is ordering legislators to hold a special session to draw up a new state congressional map after the original one was ruled illegal.

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Related Topix: Florida Government

10 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

Pinellas School District Asks Crist to Pull TV Ad

The Pinellas County school district is asking former Gov. Charlie Crist to pull a television ad filmed at an area high school.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, Florida Government

12 hrs ago | Alligator Army

Florida football recruiting: Mike Horton commits, Gators get hulking OL

Georgia offensive lineman Mike Horton of Lakeside High in DeKalb committed to Florida on Thursday night, as first reported by Rivals' Woody Wommack .

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Sports

16 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For August 1st

A jury has found a Florida man guilty of killing a 3-month-old boy by tossing the infant out of a moving vehicle.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

17 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

CiCi's Pizza & Special Olympics Florida, "Cover the Cruiser"

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - 14 CiCi's Pizza locations have teamed up with local law enforcement to help raise funds for Special Olympics Florida in an event with a fitting name.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Orange Park, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

The gym, caffeine and more: How FDOT's Noranne Downs keeps herself going

Noranne Downs , secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation's District 5, is a busy woman, heading up billions of dollars worth of major local transportation projects, including I-4 Ultimate, SunRail commuter rail and the Wekiva Parkway.

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Related Topix: Florida Government

Examiner.com

Florida tax-free weekend 2014: Tax-free holiday has higher dollar limits

The Florida tax-free weekend for 2014 is this Friday through Sunday, and now is the time to make shopping a priority and save big.

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Related Topix: Florida Government

Business Journal

Attorney discipline: 10 punished in South Florida

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 10 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by The Florida Bar .

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Related Topix: Greenacres, FL

McClatchy

Clinton tops potential '16 GOP rivals in crucial Ohio

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, US Governors, John Kasich, Florida Government, Chris Christie

WCTV Tallahassee

Conviction Overturned in Murder for Hire Case

An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a South Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill her husband of just six months.

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Florida Baptist Witness

Hope for Tomorrow: Weighing our responsibility to help Florida's homeless

"If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Mad Decent Block Party Video: Twerking, Tweaking, and Florida's Own DJ Remedy

Last Saturday was the Mad Decent label's second annual block party at Revolution Live.

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CBS Local

'Pot Trucks' On Tap In Florida?

Health regulators have proposed a revised rule which could allow Florida pot dispensers to truck their products to the patients.

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Related Topix: Florida Government, Drugs, Marijuana, Lottery, Rick Scott, US Governors

Business Journal

Large amount of Floridians facing debt collections

Florida is one of 13 states - including 11 in the South - with more than 40 percent of its adult population in debt collections, according to a new study by Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute.

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Related Topix: Florida Government, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Click Orlando

George Zimmerman back on 'patrol' in Florida?

Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was spotted back on patrol this weekend in Central Florida, this time outside a store in DeLand that sells motorcycles, guns and ammunition.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WCTV Tallahassee

Florida Mother Charged after Baby Left in Minivan

A Florida mother is facing a felony charge after leaving her 2-month-old baby in a hot minivan parked outside a doctor's office for about an hour.

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