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Wednesday | The Miami Herald

Florida's Do Not Call list has grown since fee was eliminated

Since eliminating a fee to subscribe, Florida's Do Not Call list has grown significantly, the state's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

Wednesday | WCTV Tallahassee

Commissioner Putnam, Cabinet Approve Resolution To Honor Florida's Community Foundations

The House Regulatory Affairs Committee today unanimously passed a bill proposed by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Cabinet today unanimously approved a resolution today to honor the 100th Anniversary of community foundations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Florida, OH, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

Kids ID Protection

Each year, about 50,000 Florida kids fall victim, many of them younger than 5. The cost: about $100 million annually.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

With weak, or no, candidates, Democratic may face painful defeat

For two decades, it's been almost like a ritual after the votes are tallied in nonpresidential elections: Wounded activists and leaders wring their hands and bemoan how the Florida Democratic Party has sunk to its weakest position ever.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Sunshine State News

Florida Oranges, State Symbol, Remain in Life-Death Struggle

Until last year, few Floridians outside the agriculture belt realized the state's $9 billion citrus industry -- responsible for 76,000 jobs -- was fighting for its life against a bacterial disease with no cure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida Government, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Miami, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Law would protect Florida children from ID theft | Video

You've taught your kids about stranger danger. You make sure they wear helmets when riding a bike and seat belts in a car.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SCC Observer

Water wars, water shortages

Water wars, lawsuits and economic problems due to projected water shortages have plagued Florida and neighboring states for a decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Global Warming, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wed Apr 16, 2014

FloridAgriculture

Farm Bureau Members Created Momentum For Priority Legislation

Farm Bureau Members Created Momentum For Priority Legislation The impact of grassroots activism was never more evident than during our Legislative Days in March.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

The Miami Herald

Ag officials push Florida grapefruit overseas

Florida grapefruit will be featured on Outback Steakhouse menus in South Korea, underscoring the fruit's popularity in that country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Fruits, Food

Tue Apr 15, 2014

News Max

Orange Juice Prices Rise on Forecast of Small Florida Harvest

Orange juice prices have risen to a two-year high after the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast the smallest orange harvest in three decades for the country's primary grower, Florida.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

On tap today in the capital

Legislature: FLOOD INSURANCE TO GET AIRING: The House Regulatory Affairs Committee will consider a proposal , filed by Rep. Ed Hooper, R-Clearwater, that would seek to help create a private flood-insurance market in Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, Florida, Florida Government, Clearwater, FL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

Bondi recognizes those who help crime victims

Attorney General Pam Bondi honored seven Florida law enforcement members who went above the call of duty in their treatment of crime victims this past year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, Rick Scott, US Governors, Collier County, FL

Canadian Business Magazine

USDA statistics say Florida's orange crop is on the decline, may be worst year in decades

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, St. Petersburg, FL, Life, Fruits, Food

News Max

Republican Donors Worry About '7 Dwarfs' Problem as Jeb Bush Mulls 2016

Dirk Van Dongen has raised money for Republican presidential candidates for three decades and will be a financial force for Florida Senator Marco Rubio's 2016 presidential campaign - if Jeb Bush doesn't run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Bush, Florida, Florida Government, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Protecting public trust goal of Florida measure to tighten charity regulations

The Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida has taken a leading role in lobbying for legislation that would protect Floridians and their money from unscrupulous people posing as worthy charities.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Florida receives millions for ag pest control

Florida's Agriculture Commissioner says his department will receive $5.4 million in federal funding to combat Giant African Land Snails and other invasive pests that affect the state's agriculture industry.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Miami Herald

Overhaul of Florida charities law seems headed for passage

A sweeping charities reform package is breezing through the Legislature despite earlier concerns that legitimate philanthropies might be harmed by new rules.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allen Boyd, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Florida, Florida Government

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Miami Herald

Today in Tallahassee: Five Things to Know

If you see someone from Miami, or someone who attended the University of Florida on Wednesday, give them a hug.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors

Tue Apr 01, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Popular proposed tax break for solar power blocked in Florida House

A Florida Senate committee on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment for the November ballot that would give tax breaks to businesses that install solar panels, but it is unlikely to come before voters: The chairman of a powerful House committee believes the solar industry isn't ready for it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cape Canaveral, FL

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bradenton.com

Charter, public schools fight for funding under Florida Legislature plan

Both want dollars from the Public Education Capital Outlay trust fund, an ever shrinking pot of money generated by a disappearing tax on cable TV and land-line telephones.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Education Etc., Lottery, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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