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3 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Florida Voters Want Clinton As President

Barack Obama's approval rating is pretty abysmal right now in Florida. That number seems OK until you consider that Gov. Rick Scott is at 43 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida Government, Barack Obama, US Governors, Hillary Clinton

6 hrs ago | Miami New Times

North Miami Councilman Scott Galvin Warns About Fraud Scheme in Upcoming Election

Just two months after Governor Rick Scott announced the suspension of North Miami's mayor on suspicion of a mortgage-fraud scheme and a year after her campaign treasurer was wrapped up in a ballot fraud probe , North Miami politicians are gearing up for a new round of shenanigans in next month's elections.

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Related Topix: US Governors

9 hrs ago | Politico

Unions put teachers on streets - for votes

This story is part of an ongoing POLITICO series on how national policy issues are affecting the 2014 midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Scott Walker, Rick Snyder, New York, Standardized Testing, Education, Sam Brownback

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTLV

Investigation into Public Defender moving slowly

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- With an August 29 deadline nearing, the special prosecutor appointed a year ago to investigate Public Defender Matt Shirk is Investigation into Public Defender moving slowly JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Duval County, FL

Hernando Today

Scott engages critics, pitches jobs plan in Brooksville

On his way in to a friendly campaign stop in Brooksville, Gov. Rick Scott took a moment to address some of his critics.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, FL, US Governors

Capital Soup

Gov. Scott: Fee Reductions for Various Real Estate Licensees

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is introducing permanent fee cuts for Florida Real Estate Commission licensees this month.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Real Estate

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Scott should come clean about rail project

Gov. Rick Scott, who killed a high-speed train system for Tampa Bay, has become a vocal cheerleader for another train: All Aboard Florida, a privately funded rail venture on Florida's east coast.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, California High-Speed Rail, Orlando, FL, Tampa, FL, Opinion

Daily Kos

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops dodging minimum wage questions, admits he opposes a raise

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has finally stopped ducking questions and taken a small step toward honesty about his position on the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Crooks and Liars

Ron Fournier: ACA Only Important To Minority Communities

What the hell does he mean by this? During a conversation about the political ramifications of Monday's twisted DC Circuit Court decision , Fournier dismissed any possible political fallout to Republicans by claiming that Obamacare only matters to a few minority communities, so no big deal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

Poll: Governor's Race Gets Close Amid Attacks

With the campaign dominated by a barrage of back-and-forth attacks, Democrat Charlie Crist's lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott has narrowed in the race for Florida governor, a new poll shows.

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

Sunshine State News

Charlie Crist, Rick Scott Locked Tight in New Q-Poll as Adrian Wyllie Factors In

A poll from Quinnipiac University released Wednesday shows a close race in the Florida gubernatorial contest with the Libertarian candidate proving to be a major factor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, US News

NBC2 News

Gov. Rick Scotts to visit Fort Myers as part of tour

Governor Rick Scott will be in Fort Myers Wednesday morning as part of his two-week statewide "Jobs for the Next Generation" tour.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fort Myers, FL, Family, Teenagers, Fort Myers Beach, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Silver Springs action raises hope for Florida springs

So they applauded last week when state regulators recommended denying a permit sought by a billionaire to irrigate pasture with water pumped from the ground not far from the springs.

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Related Topix: Florida, Silver Springs, FL, US Governors, Ocala, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

The Buzz for July 23: Rubio suggests Clinton too old

"I just think she's a 20th century candidate," Rubio said in an NPR interview that aired Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Florida, Immigration Reform, Florida Government, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

News 4 Jax

Ethics, election complaints a campaign weapon

The number of ethics and election complaints rise sharply in election years. Eight complaints have been filed by one side or the other in the hotly contested gubernatorial race, and the complaints are seldom upheld or effective campaign strategy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist

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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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

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

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

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