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16 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

St. Petersburg Times

Gov. Rick Scott's staff kept records secret for mansion project

The idea made sense: Create a "governor's park" around the Florida Governor's Mansion to spruce up the entrance by buying up shabby commercial property on the adjacent street and replace it with a grand boulevard and a visitors commons.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Tallahassee, FL

Capital Soup

Governor Scott Appoints Lester B. Bass to the Duval County Court

Bass, 51, of Jacksonville has been a General Magistrate and Hearing Officer in the Fourth Judicial Circuit since 2003.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Duval County, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, University, FL, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Capital Soup

Media Advisory: Gov. Scott and Superintendent Carvalho to Hold Press...

Today, August 27, Governor Rick Scott, Superintendent Alberto and Commissioner Pam Stewart will hold a press conference on English Language Learners and Florida schools.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Money, debates will be keys in Gov. race

Millions of dollars in campaign ad spending, along with three debates that will show the candidates' contrasts side by side, will swing the Florida governor's race.

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Related Topix: Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Hillsborough County, FL

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Europe shares ease, Asia higher after S&P record

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education... Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal ... (more)

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

KATV Little Rock

Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs

Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's campaign says it's removing or properly labeling a batch of yard signs that didn't have the proper disclaimers on them after state Republicans complained about them to the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hillsborough County Judge Chris Nash cruises to re-election

Voters Tuesday decided to keep Chris Nash on the bench in Hillsborough's only race for a county court judge seat.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, US Governors

Northwest Florida Daily News

Scott, Crist win easy victories in governor's race

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the GOP.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Barack Obama, John McCain

WJNO

Decision 2014: Crist, Scott to Battle in November

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist has won the Democratic nomination to seek his old job with his new party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Capital Soup

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Rick Wassel to Institute for the...

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Rick Wassel to the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Orlando, FL

Capital Soup

MEMO - Primary Election Results: Three Big Takeaways

Please read the following memo from Deputy Campaign Manager Tim Saler on tonight's primary election results, with Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats severley underperforming against Rick Scott.

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Related Topix: US News, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

Washington County News

Washington County Election results; all precincts reporting

In local races, voters chose Republican Lora C. Bell to face off against Melissa Whitson and Steve Whittington in the November General Election, both who are running without party affiliation.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Live Blog: Local election results

Polls here don't close until 20 more minutes. 6:10 p.m. - The Daily News calculates that so far today, voter turnout in Okaloosa County has been around 13 percent.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Okaloosa County, FL, Lottery

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Authorities investigating another suspicious fire in Autauga Co.

Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Charlie Crist, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Opelika resident Bennie G. Adkins to receive Medal of Honor

Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, Harold Rogers, US Governors

WESH-TV

Voter disinterest dominating primary elections

So far, there has been a decline in voter turnout and that is partly attributed to the lack of an Orange County mayoral race.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Creative Loafing Tampa

Alex Sink praises Charlie Crist, says Rick Scott is full of 'Bullsh*t'

Although some in the Democratic Party establishment have been hesitant before the results of tonight's gubernatorial primary election to embrace Charlie Crist, the party's 2010 nominee, Alex Sink, is exhibiting no such restraints.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Alex Sink, US News

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