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1 hr ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Florida's Same-Sex Couples Could Start Marrying On September 22...

According to Equality Florida, one of the state's leading LGBT rights organizations, same-sex marriages could begin in Florida as early as September 22, if by September 21 no one appeals last week's ruling in a federal case made by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

4 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

Charlie Crist Urges Rick Scott Not To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Friday called on Governor Rick Scott to do what's best for Floridians and not appeal a recent federal judge's ruling striking down Florida's ban on gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Gay/Lesbian, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Washington DC

8 hrs ago | SFGate

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Pat Quinn

8 hrs ago | ABC News

5 Things to Know About 2014 Governor's Races

Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Wedding, Alabama

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam

Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Journal

Florida Lawsuit Filed Over Private School Vouchers

Summary : A lawsuit has been filed in Florida alleging that a state funded voucher program, which provides scholarships to private schools, is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, School Vouchers, Education, US Governors

Local10.com

GOP ad blasts Charlie Crist for previous ties to Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein

BOB, THANKS AND A TRIAL DATE FOR STEPHANE AND MITCH KRAFT IS STET FOR SEPTEMBER 15TH.

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

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Five to Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced one appointment and four reappointments to the Florida Coordinating Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dunedin, FL, Audiology, Medicine, Safety Harbor, FL

US News & World Report

Low Turnout in 2014 Primaries Is Bad News for the Midterms

Take rotten approval ratings, mud-wrestling campaign opponents, and throw in a handful of wedge issues.

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

The Orlando Sentinel

12 things we learned from this week's elections

I know it's harsh for me to start off with such an ugly statement. But it's true.

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Related Topix: US News, John Mica, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, US Governors, Opinion

Daily Camera

Dionne: 2014 and the limits of rage

The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Why forced housing is not the solution to the achievement gap - Part II

Florida Governor Rick Scott greets, Alejandra Martinez,10, and Andrea Santos, 10, as he visits a 5th grade class at the Southside Elementary School on August 27, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Montgomery County, MD

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: One Of Rick Scott's (R) Victims Is Dedicated To Helping Charlie Crist (D) Win In November

I received this e-mail today from Charlie Crist's gubernatorial campaign and this is why I am so dedicated to helping him defeat Governor Rick Scott this year: I want to tell you a short story that I've been thinking about a lot recently, and that I hope explains why I won't stop asking you to give until it hurts.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

Capital Soup

Gov. Scott Attends Back-to-School Visit at Charlotte County School

Today, Governor Rick Scott and Commissioner Pam Stewart visited Vineland Elementary School as part of the Commissioner's Back-to-School tour.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Florida

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida Democrats hold unity rallies

Florida Democrats promised to win the races for governor and attorney general through grassroots efforts, even if they are at a fundraising disadvantage.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Orlando, FL, US Governors

Capital Soup

Gov. Rick Scott: Trial Lawyers and Unions are Playing Politics...

Today, Governor Scott issued the following statement following the Florida Education Association's suit targeting Florida's Tax Credit Scholarship Program.

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Local10.com

Gov. Scott persuades government to back off Fla. school grading system

THAT'S GOING TO DO IT FROM MIAMI, JOHN TURCHIN, LOCAL10 NEWS. THE RESULTS OF THE FLORIDA PRIMARY ELECTION WERE AS EXPECTED IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR LAST NIGHT.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Miami Dade County, FL, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Duke Energy Credits Coming

Duke Energy will be giving credits to customers who saw their power bills go way up when the utility decided to change their meter reading schedules.

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Related Topix: Dade City, FL, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Examiner.com

Nov. 4th is on the horizon for candidates to project their campaigns

With the primary election over in Florida, we must now begin the final lap to take the campaigns to the limit one more time on Nov. 4th to complete the 2014 mid-term election cycle.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Jury finds Batterson guilty of bribery in Orlando expressway board case

An Orange County jury Wednesday found former Orlando expressway-authority board member Scott Batterson guilty of two bribery-related charges for offering a $5 million-a-year contract to an engineering consultant in exchange for hiring his friends.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

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