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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

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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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Non-Profit, Life, Charity , Agriculture, Science

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

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Tighten rules on charity solicitors

Tallahassee must be doing something right when the best argument an industry can muster against new regulations for charities is that it doesn't want the rules to apply to calls for money that go out of state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, St. Petersburg, FL, Bradenton, FL, Opinion

Historic City News

Area farmers meet for National Ag Week picnic lunch

Thursday in Hastings at the St Johns County Equestrian Center on Smith Road, Historic City News joined some of St Johns and Putnam County's best known names in farming for a special lunch as part of the 41st annual National Agriculture Week.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, Hastings, FL, Agriculture, Science, Putnam County, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

University students rally at the Capitol

Manning, 31, a native of Los Angeles, first earned her associate's degree at Tallahassee Community College.

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

St. Petersburg Times

GOP insiders incensed, fascinated by tirades of Gov. Rick Scott's fundraiser

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has stockpiled millions for a focused TV ad campaign and is backed by a highly disciplined Republican Party, but all it took to throw them off stride was one rich, angry donor with a send button.

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

WCTV Tallahassee

K.I.D.S. Act Awaiting Passage By House

The Florida Senate today unanimously passed the Keeping I.D. Safe Act, a priority of Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam to keep Florida's children safe from identity theft.

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

Sunshine State News

Ana Rivas Logan: A Political Turncoat Who Would Make Even Charlie Crist Blush

The Florida Democrats put Ana Rivas Logan on center stage on Tuesday as she insisted the GOP "has been radicalized and held hostage by a group of extremists."

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

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Naples Daily News

Fresh from Florida label? We're talking beer, not just on orange juice

It's not just for breakfast anymore: Florida's newest craft beers soon could be joining orange juice in sporting the state's Fresh From Florida seal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Beer, Drink, Agriculture, Science, Marketing, Wine

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

Proposed legislation would benefit charities

A major piece of legislation that will impact every nonprofit in Florida is making its way through the Florida Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Florida, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida Government, Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Direct Marketing

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