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19 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Florida communities prepare for rising seas

While the nation looks for solutions to the problem of rising sea levels, some coastal communities in Florida are taking action to save themselves from sinking into the ocean.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Hallandale, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Yesterday | Tallahassee Democrat

Our Opinion: Politics over health

With Attorney General Pam Bondi taking the lead, Florida was one of 26 states claiming that the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Supreme Court, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Florida surpassed New York in population, Bill Nelson says

Based on official information from the U.S. Census, as of July 2013, New York was in third place in population with about 100,000 more residents than Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Control Group

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

School notes for April 20

At Jesuit High's recent Celebration of the Arts event, senior Andy Mahoney claimed Best in Show honors for his Marilyn Monroe watercolor portrait.

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Related Topix: Tango, Carlos Gardel, Tampa, FL, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kathy Castor, Representative Dennis Ross, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio

Detroit News

Behind the wheel of a pre-recall, 2006 Chevy Cobalt

"I would allow my son . . . to drive" a Chevy Cobalt, General Motors CEO Mary Barra told a Senate Committee recently.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Orlando Sentinel

Gaetz tries to re-kindle Medicaid expansion talks with feds

"As you know, the Florida Senate developed and passed a bill in 2013 that would have created a premium assistance plan as a way to expand coverage," wrote to Florida's Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rick Scott, US Governors

Political Wire

Crist Loses Another Campaign Spokesman

Charlie Crist's new campaign spokesman quit after less than a week on the job "to pursure other opportunities," the Miami Herald reports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Local10.com

Sens. Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson urge sanctions against Venezuela

WINDOW OF THE CAR AS IT WAS TOED AWAY. POLICE HAVE NOT YET IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Bob Corker

Thu Apr 17, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Dedicates Aircraft Integration...

Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, addresses the media with, from left, Florida State Sen. John Thrasher, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Christine McGlade, Northrop Grumman manufacturing vice president and St. Augustine site manager.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Military Aircraft, Grumman Aircraft, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US Governors, Rick Scott, US Senate, Democrat, St. Augustine, FL

CBS Local

Senators Rubio, Nelson To Meet With Venezuelan Community In Doral

Putting bipartisan politics to side for a morning Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson will be in South Florida Thursday morning to meet with the Venezuelan community in Doral in a show of support for the people of Venezuela.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News 4 Jax

Jacksonville included in river dredging bill

Jacksonville is included in a bill headed to a conference committee that would then head to the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate to allow for dredging the St. Johns River, officials announced Wednesday at the Jacksonville Port Authority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ander Crenshaw, US Senate, Republican

The Miami Herald

Sen. Bill Nelson seeks local solution to expand Medicaid in Florida

Expanding Medicaid to cover thousands of uninsured Floridians has mostly been ignored by Republicans during this year's legislative session, but U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is making a last-ditch effort to get it done.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Alabama Live

Fun or unfair? Senate committee investigating Publishers Clearing House

The Senate Special Committee on Aging has issued a 259-page report on Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes, saying solicitations from the company "push the limits" of federal law.

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Related Topix: Publishers Clearing House, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways

In 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, 69 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in the Orlando metropolitan area - lives cut tragically short because we have failed to make common-sense, low-cost investments in safety.

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Representative Daniel Webster, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Nelson believes another cemetery will be found at Dozier

Anthropologists from the University of South Florida examine gravesites at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of South Florida, Marianna, FL, Tampa, FL

Tallahassee Democrat

Tuesday's letters

Perhaps this might induce our elected representatives to create legislation that is genuinely in the interest of the public.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Senator Marco Rubio

SFGate

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 15

Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Rick Perry

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Researchers, Sen. Nelson, to meet on reform school

Researchers from the University of South Florida will meet with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to discuss the excavation of the graveyard at a former reform school on the Panhandle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Florida lawmakers will re-evaluate funding model for safety net hospitals

With the federal government making clear last week that no new Medicaid money is coming Florida's way, legislators say it's important they re-evaluate a new funding model that safety net hospitals say will cost them hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, Florida, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Kathy Castor, Florida Government

Miami New Times

Sen. Nelson Says Florida Has Overtaken New York in Population, But That Might Not Be True Yet

According to estimates, Florida is slated to become the third most populated state in the nation sometime in the next few years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

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