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17 min ago | CBS Local

'Hurricane Tax' On Insurance Policies To End 18 Months Early

An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will end Jan. 1. The Office of Insurance Regulation formally issued orders Tuesday for insurance companies to move up by 18 months the end of a 1.3 percent "emergency assessment" for the state-run Florida Hurricane ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Scott touts tax cuts, STEM funding at Orlando Science Center

Florida Gov. Rick Scott used the Orlando Science Center as a backdrop today to pitch permanent manufacturing tax cuts and increasing science, technology, engineering and math training.

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

7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Attracting manufacturing jobs still a target for St. Johns County

Work continues on Northrop Grumman's 384,000-square-foot building on the grounds on the company's facility at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport, north of St. Augustine, on Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine, FL, Outsourcing, US Governors

11 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

'Charlotte's Web' Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough for Many Parents of Epileptics

Paula Crews, a suburban mom with short black hair, dumps a stick of butter into a double boiler and stirs in her secret ingredient.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, Colorado

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: John Oliver Hits Rick Scott (R) & GEO Group Over Prison Privatization

Scott attended a $10,000 per person fundraiser at the home of George Zoley, the president of Geo Group of Boca Raton.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform, Boca Raton, FL, Broward County, FL, Florida Atlantic University

The Miami Herald

Emails show coverup of Miami-Dade prison inmate's scalding death started early

Emails in connection with the death of a mentally-ill inmate at Dade Correctional Institution two years ago show that the prison's staff told conflicting stories about what happened.

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Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to the Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees

Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Carolyn "Renae" Allen and Leonard Davis to Florida Gateway College District Board of Trustees.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lake Butler, FL, University of Florida

WCTV Tallahassee

Gov. Scott Appoints Judge J. Kevin Abdoney to the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court

Judge Abdoney, 43 of Lakeland, is currently a Polk County Court Judge. Prior to his appointment to the county court bench in 2008, he served as an Assistant Public Defender in Tampa and later as an Assistant State Attorney in the Tenth Circuit.

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Capital Soup

Governor Scott Announces Almost $16 Million Investment for Coast to Coast Connector Project

Governor Rick Scott today announced the 11 new projects that will be funded this year to help advance the Coast to Coast Connector, which will provide a safe and continuous multi-use trail from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, St. Petersburg, FL

Capital Soup

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Gov. Scott's Success in Adding Jobs Highlights Crist Failures

Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera released the following statement on Florida's economy under Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott: "As we launch our 'Jobs for the Next Generation' policy today and commit to initiatives as soon as next legislative session to grow more manufacturing jobs - Charlie Crist's record of economic failure stands out.

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The Miami Herald

Complaints against Crist and Scott thrown out

Workers in the mixing room blend various spices to create Badia products. Miami-based Badia Spices has grown from a small company serving the local Cuban community to an enterprise that sells its products throughout the United States and in dozens of international markets, competing with the largest spice companies in the nation.

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

The Florida Times-Union

First Coast lawmakers' wealth rising, according to disclosures posted online

Nearly every state legislator from Northeast Florida saw their net worth rise during the past year, according to financial disclosure forms the state finished posting online this month.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Orange Park, FL, University of North Florida, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

A closer look at Annette Taddeo, Charlie Crist's running mate

"The best asset that the Miami-Dade Democratic Party has is Annette Taddeo," Nelson Diaz, chair of the local GOP, said during a spring good-government seminar arranged by the Miami Dade College faculty union.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News

Naples Daily News

Exclusive: Scott, Crist spend millions on TV ads An analysis of...

After rounds of television ads hammering Democrat Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott's campaign in May rolled out "Grandpa," a positive ad featuring the Republican governor's grandson.

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ThinkProgress

Private Prison CEO Will Host Florida Governor At $10K-A-Plate Fundraiser

Over the past few years, private prison firm GEO Group has become known for inmate abuse , workplace violence , and fraudulent reporting at its U.S. facilities.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Broward County, FL, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

Rick Scott To Highlight Job Creation Proposals

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is pledging to permanently eliminate manufacturing equipment sales taxes and create new incentives to encourage more science and engineering graduates.

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Stars and Stripes

Friends, family gather as Army names Reserve Center after fallen hero

Mills was one of half a dozen soldiers whom Cashe pulled from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle after a roadside bomb hit it in Iraq on Oct. 17, 2005.

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Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, US Governors, John Mica, US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bill Nelson

NBC2 News

Lee County District 4 commissioner race heats up

A controversial Lee County commission seat is up for grabs later this year. The seat was once held by former District 4 commissioner Tammy Hall - who is currently serving a six month prison sentence for stealing campaign donations and using the money for personal use.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida

Sat Jul 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

In Hillsborough judge's race, legendary lawyer's son squares off against appointed incumbent

Known in Hillsborough County courtrooms for the fear he instilled in veteran lawyers, Norman Cannella Sr. became a legend in Tampa without ever holding elected office.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Tampa, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Four to State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision

Senator Rob Bradley, 43, of Fleming Island, is an attorney and a Florida Senator representing District 7 .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alachua, FL, Jasper, FL, Hamilton County, FL, Tallahassee, FL

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