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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Audi automated car test a boost for Tampa Bay's tech-sector profile

Gov. Rick Scott in the passenger seat of an Audi being used in automated car tests in Tampa on Monday.

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4 hrs ago | Business Wire

Miami New Construction Show Announces Gov. Rick Scott as Keynote Speaker

Governor Scott will address convention attendees about the resurgent real estate market and economic climate in South Florida and elsewhere around the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Real Estate

5 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Republican Party of Florida Releases New TV Ad "Jobs"

Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new TV ad, "Jobs." The ad features Floridians sharing their views on Rick Scott's commitment to job creation versus Charlie Crist's record of economic failure.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Small Business, Personal Finance, Port Orange, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Slammed Florida ratepayers rip Citizens Property spending as 'outrageous'

TALLAHASSEE — Tough rules imposed by Florida’s insurer of last resort are slamming thousands, including a 97-year-old widow losing coverage entirely, but customers see hardball tactics for them and a relaxed attitude for globetrotting brass at state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The company’s chairman paid back travel costs ... (more)

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Switzerland, World News, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Lake Worth, FL, US Governors, Pasco County, FL

Time

Note to Science: The GOP's Just Not That That Into You

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is the latest Republican to play the scientific ignorance card.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, Healthcare Law, Law

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lofty goals for new Florida Polytechnic University

It is the centerpiece of what will soon-be Florida's 12th state university and the only one dedicated almost exclusively to producing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, degrees.

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Related Topix: University, FL, University of South Florida, US Governors

Daily Kos

Elections gubernatorial power rankings: Mid-summer edition

This month's edition of the gubernatorial Power Rankings, it is fair to say, should yield a lot of head scratching.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Examiner.com

Health professionals will pay lower fees for licenses

State of Florida professional organizations have adopted fee reductions for the licensing of a number of healthcare professionals.

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

St. Petersburg Times

Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?

How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Dennis Ross

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bradenton.com

Florida GOP ranch trips paid for by U.S. Sugar

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Merritt Island, FL, Charlie Crist

The Orlando Sentinel

Crist's Digital Domain deal becomes lawsuit by Scott

A page-turning chapter in Florida's gubernatorial campaign reads like an entertaining bit of beach-time crime fiction.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Port St. Lucie, FL

Daily Kos

If Rick Scott re-elected, FL students will be forced to watch film on why liberals hate America

I have several times given reasons why it's imperative Rick Scott not be given a second term.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Education Etc., US News, Liberal Political News

Switched

Charlie Crist Delivers Perfect Response To Rick Scott On Climate Change

Former Florida governor Charlie Crist visits SiriusXM's 'Book Club With Michael Smerconish' to discuss his new book 'The Party's Over: How The Extreme Right Hijacked The GOP And I Became a Democrat' at SiriusXM Studio on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Creative Loafing Tampa

Proud liberal Nan Rich keeps going

A Quinnipiac poll released last week showed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich trailing Rick Scott in a one-on-one matchup 41-34 percent, her worst performance in that poll since Quinnipiac began listing her in their Florida surveys over the last year.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Broward County, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Charlie Crist

News 4 Jax

Prosecutor wants extension in Shirk case

Special Prosecutor Bill Cervone is asking Gov. Rick Scott for more time to look into suspected improprieties in Shirk's office.

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Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Two to Madison County Health and Hospital Board

Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointments of Rosa Richardson and James Sale III to the Madison County Health and Hospital Board.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Washington Times

Same-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area

MIAMI - A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami -Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week.

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Related Topix: Florida, Miami Dade County, FL, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, US Governors

St. Petersburg Times

Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?

On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Merritt Island, FL, Charlie Crist

WCTV Tallahassee

Fee Reductions for Health Care Professionals

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced fee reductions for the licensing of certain health care professionals.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Nursing, Medicine

NBC2 News

Education tops debate in governor's race

Charlie Crist was in North Fort Myers to talk with teachers Thursday. Crist also released a new TV ad touting his education record versus Governor Rick Scott's.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, North Fort Myers, FL, Fort Myers, FL

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