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1 hr ago | Historic City News

Governor Scott welcomes those observing Civil Rights Month

The landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964, was honored recently when Florida's governor, Rick Scott, extended greetings and best wishes to all residents and visitors who are observing July 2014 as Civil Rights Month.

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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

New buoy gives divers, snorkelers another visible safety option

The new measure, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott in June, took effect July 1. It allows divers to display a buoy with a series of divers-down symbols in place of the traditional red flag with white diagonal stripe.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Marketing

7 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Primaries Ahead, But No Cease-Fire Between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist

With a month to go until the primaries, the two leading candidates in Florida's gubernatorial election -- Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist -- are concentrating their firepower on each other as if it were the general election.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Wedding, Destin, FL, Merritt Island, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Capital Soup

Gov. Scott to President Obama: Your Administration's Inaction Has Emboldened the Maduro Government

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Today, Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to President Obama urging the Administration to take seriously the crisis in Venezuela and to instruct the State Department to carry-out a diplomatic initiative that will seek the international condemnation of the Maduro government.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tallahassee, FL

Local10.com

Gov. Rick Scott makes stop to South Fla. manufacturing company

THOUGHT SHE WAS BEING REPORTED AS PART OF A HOAX FOR'S REALITY TV SHOW. NOW TO VOTE 2012, AND THE FIGHT FOR FLORIDA.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist

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, Florida Government, Drugs, Marijuana, Lottery, US Governors

Click Orlando

Election 2014: Local 6 talks with Crist

WINDOW OF ONLY 18 MINUTES. IT WILL BE CARRYING A G.P.S. SATELLITE. IF IT HOLDS, IT'S THE SECOND LAUNCH IN FOUR DAYS AT THE CAPE.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Family, Kids

St. Petersburg Times

Once a U.S. Sugar foe, Scott now accepts its campaign contributions and hunting hospitality

Before he was governor, Rick Scott attacked another Florida politician for accepting campaign funds from U.S. Sugar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Capital Soup

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Endorses Governor Rick...

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Endorses Governor Rick Scott and Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera for November 2014 Election Florida Governor, Lt.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Tampa, FL, Wesley Chapel, FL

Capital Soup

Governor Scott Announces STEM Teacher Summer Residency Initiative Ramping Up

Governor Rick Scott will announce today that 19 Florida companies - including Embraer and Northrup Gruman - are interesting in taking part in the Governor's new STEM teacher summer residency initiative.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Gulf Power, Energy

The Orlando Sentinel

Politicians, lobbyists and free trips - a recipe for trouble

Some of the politicians were charged with crimes. Others were thrown out of office by voters who decided these power-drunk Democrats needed a permanent vacation.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Speakers, Opinion

News 4 Jax

Retailers count on tax 'holiday' for bump in sales

The Florida Retail Federation fully supports the upcoming three-day sales tax "holiday" on back-to-school items, with stores expecting to see a 30 percent increase in sales for the weekend.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Slate Magazine

The GOP's Latino Dilemma

Last year, in a rare moment of political lucidity, Republicans gave themselves good advice on appealing to Latino voters.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Capital Soup

Legislative Leadership: Crist's Plan To Circumvent Legislature Is Unacceptable

Today, Senate President Don Gaetz, Senate President-Designate Andy Gardiner, House Speaker Will Weatherford, House Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Rick Scott for Florida Chairman John Thrasher released a joint statement on Charlie Crist's plans to circumvent the legislature with five executive orders: "Charlie Crist says he is a 'man of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Florida Government, Charlie Crist

ComputerWorld

Audi tests driverless car on Florida expressway

Audi this week tested a self-driving car on a Tampa expressway that had been recently designated as an automated driving and connected car test bed.

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Related Topix: Audi A7, Audi, Sedan, US Governors

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Scott agrees to 3 debates; Crist wants more

Scott agrees to 3 debates; Crist wants more Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will participate in three debates this fall.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tallahassee, FL, Charlie Crist

Business Journal

Florida Medical Association ties Medicaid expansion, physician payments

The Florida Medical Association has backed the idea of accepting federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility - but with a major caveat.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US Governors

CBS Local

Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law

A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his assets from the public and himself.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Leon County, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WTLV

Last day to register for August primaries in Fla.

Monday marks the last day you can register to vote or change your part for the primaries on August 26. Last day to register for August primaries in Fla.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Leon County, FL, US Governors

Breitbart.com

11th Circuit: Constitutional to Bar Doctors from Asking Patients About Firearm Ownership

On July 25 the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit "eliminated the injunction" against the enforcement of Florida's "gun gag" law, which restricts doctors from asking patients if they own a firearm unless asking is necessary to a patient's treatment.

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