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3 hrs ago |

John Ming : Along the Gulf Coast, resilience and signs of recovery

As we approach four years since the Deepwater Horizon accident, memories of that day, the tragic loss of 11 lives, and the difficult time that followed remain vivid for BP and many along the Gulf Coast.


Related Topix: Alabama, Country, US Governors, Picayune, MS, Marketing

7 hrs ago | WTLV

Gov. Scott highlights job growth at Northrop Grumman

More than 400 jobs and $102 million in capital investment is coming to the St. Augustine area, announced Florida Governor Rick Scott Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: US Governors, St. Augustine, FL, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Florida

7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Gov. Scott visits St. Augustine dedication of Northrop aircraft center, touts jobs

With an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye in the background, Gov. Rick Scott speaks during the dedication of the Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence while in a hangar at Northrop Grumman in St. Augustine Thursday afternoon.


Related Topix: St. Augustine, FL, US Governors, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

10 hrs ago | Government Technology

State Legislatures Grappling with Biometrics Use in Schools

Biometric technology has embedded itself into the security protocols of both public- and private-sector organizations worldwide.


Related Topix: Port Orange, FL, US Governors, Science / Technology, Computer Security

15 hrs ago | CBS 47

Civil rights groups want Gov. Scott to fire State Attorney Angela Corey

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 AM on 4/18, issued at 10:44 AM Bryceville, FL TALLAHASSEE, Fla.


Related Topix: US Governors, Fort White, FL, Bryceville, FL, Tallahassee, FL

16 hrs ago |

Fusion TV 'News': How to take the ultimate d*ck pic

The Republican made a splash in Miami last year when he pledged $5 million in state money to help launch the new youth-oriented Fusion network.


Related Topix: US Governors

20 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

The Real Death Panel

It's okay with Florida's wingnut state legislature if working people die due to lack of healthcare.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US News, US Governors

23 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

GOP Governors Hit Obama Administration on Medicare Advantage Rates

Three Republican governors yesterday blasted President Barack Obama over changes to next year's Medicare Advantage rates, writing in a letter that the Obama administration's recent rate announcement was "little more than political theater."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS 47

Gov. Scott to visit St. Augustine Thursday

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott will make a stop in the nation's oldest city on Thursday to highlight aviation jobs that are on their way to the region.


Related Topix: US Governors, St. Augustine, FL

WPTV Local News

Undocumented students fight for college

For Brayan Vazquez, the day starts early. His dad drops him off at the Boynton Beach Tri-Rail station just after 7 a.m. so he can make the long commute to go to school in Miami.


Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, US Governors, Immigration Reform

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes

Internet retailer is going to start collecting sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians.


Related Topix: Florida, US Governors

South Florida Blade

Politics Unusual: Marriage Equality Gains Momentum

Every week, there seems to be more and more news on the Marriage Equality front.


Related Topix: Florida, Key West, FL, Tallahassee, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, ACLU

Gov. Rick Scott to Charlie Crist: Win your primary and then maybe we’ll debate

Democrat Charlie Crist issued that implicit debate challenge to Gov. Rick Scott during an impromptu caught-on-video meeting with Lieutenant Governor Carlos-Lopez Cantera.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Charlie Crist, US Politics, Mitt Romney

Miami Today

Economy a fleeting shield in the attack of the mega-casinos

It's not just the struggle for a new state compact with the Seminole Tribe that shields us today from assault by the top guns of global casino owners.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, Video Games, THQ, US Governors

WPTV Local News

Fla. legislators push for millions in spending

Florida legislators with extra money to spend are trying to steer taxpayer funds to everything from gun ranges and a military museum to a course designed to teach "sexual risk avoidance."


Related Topix: Florida, Miami, FL, Tax, US News, US Governors

WALB-TV Albany

Madison Co., Fla. officials have no animosity towards Valdosta

Officials in Madison County Florida want the public know that they believe the city of Valdosta is doing everything possible to fix the ongoing sewer problems creating concerns for residents along the Suwanee River in Madison County.


Related Topix: Valdosta, GA, Madison County, GA, Commerce, GA, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Florida Gov. Scott touts $39 million in new funds for Department of Children & Families

Gov. Rick Scott, right talks to Amos Davis, left, Christy Davis, and Malik Davis before a press conference in Opa-locka to discuss proposed funding for the Department of Children and Families, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Destin, FL, Charlie Crist

Bill moves forward for more child protective investigators

Gov. Rick Scott is making a special effort to protect children by upping the budget for the Department of Children and Families.


Related Topix: US Governors, Miami Dade County, FL

Supreme Court could weigh in on Governor Scott's drug-testing order

This week the Supreme Court will decide whether or not to hear Governor Rick Scott 's appeal to a permanent injunction against his drug-testing policy for government employees , according to on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, US Governors

Financial News & Daily Record

First Amendment Foundation asks governor to veto 'warning shot' bill

The First Amendment Foundation on Monday asked Gov. Rick Scott to veto what has become known as the 'warning shot' bill because of a provision that would allow records to be expunged.


Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Prison, Law