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12 hrs ago | WTLV

Veteran gets locked up instead of lifesaving care

Three times Ponder went to the emergency room of the closest Veterans Administration hospital - twice in Gainesville and once in Live Oak.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Keystone Heights, FL, Weird

18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Keep the oceans clean

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Florida, Geology, Science, Senator Ben Cardin

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Space Politics

Senators debate RD-180 replacement, EELV competition

A hearing several days ago held jointly by subcommittees of the Senate Commerce Committee and Senate Armed Services Committee on space access issues covered two of the key issues facing that topic in recent months: developing a domestic replacement for the RD-180 and competition for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Stars and Stripes

Friends, family gather as Army names Reserve Center after fallen hero

Mills was one of half a dozen soldiers whom Cashe pulled from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle after a roadside bomb hit it in Iraq on Oct. 17, 2005.

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Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Rick Scott, US Governors, John Mica, US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Sat Jul 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

The Buzz: Latvala, Negron face off for 2016 Senate presidency

Attorney general Pam Bondi speaks about the supreme court's decision concerning the health care bill at a news conference on Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Connie Mack, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health

Creative Loafing Tampa

Jim Davis says Bill Nelson would have been a good candidate, but is...

A recent poll showed that 89 percent of Democrats want Charlie Crist to debate Nan Rich before the August 26 primary election, and you can include Jim Davis among them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jim Davis, US House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Tampa, FL, Rick Scott

Merced Sun-Star

Phone scam targets elderly

He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Linda, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican

Daily Kos

Public pressure stops oil company from drilling in Florida everglades

In a major victory in stopping dangerous fracking in the Florida Everglades National Park , the Dan A. Hughes Co., a Texas oil company, has agreed to close all but one of its fracking sites.

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Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, Barack Obama

Sunshine State News

Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio Differ on Why Obama's to Blame for Immigration Crisis

The two U.S. senators representing Florida looked at the immigration crisis this week and pointed the blame at the Obama administration for why it's continuing.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Roll Call

Congressional Hits and Misses: Week of July 14

As members discuss bathroom breaks, candy and The People's Court, Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., refuses to yield the Senate floor.

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

CBS Local

Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Oil Exploration

The Obama administration is set to reopen the Eastern Seaboard, which includes Florida's East Coast, to offshore oil and gas exploration after the approval of sonic cannons which pinpoint energy deposits beneath the ocean floor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Offshore Drilling, Geology, Science

National Journal

Did Obama Just Signal That He'll Open the Atlantic Coast to Drilling?

The Interior Department said Friday that it will allow companies to use seismic air guns and other methods to gauge oil-and-gas resources underlying Atlantic Coast waters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Edward Markey, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Brandon Sun

Social Security field offices to continue issuing statements that verify benefits, income

Bowing to pressure from Congress, the Social Security Administration said Thursday its field offices will continue issuing statements that recipients can use to verify their benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Free Republic

Florida Reaction to same sex ruling

Attorney General Pam Bondi said she would appeal, and spokeswoman says: "With many similar cases pending throughout the entire country, finality on this constitutional issue must come from the U.S. Supreme Court."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, US Supreme Court, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

Windsor Beacon

State Dept. says Central American countries need help

A State Department official testified Thursday that Central American children won't stop rushing across the border until the U.S. helps stabilize their home countries.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Ron Johnson, Republican

USA Today

State Dept. says Central American countries need helpState Dept. says ...

A State Department official testified Thursday that Central American children won't stop rushing across the border until the U.S. helps stabilize their home countries.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Ron Johnson, Republican

Palm Beach Post

Hearing to highlight scammers preying on grandparents

Lake Worth grandmother Helen Lenhart withdrew $4,000 after getting a desperate phone call from her "granddaughter" who said she had been arrested in Las Vegas.

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

Reuters

U.S. Air Force seeking bids to launch spy satellite

The U.S. Air Force released the first of up to eight solicitations for space launch services outside of its controversial, exclusive, multibillion-dollar agreement with United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Space Exploration Technologies, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

From Tallahassee to D.C.: SGA hard at work

Florida State University's Student Government Association is continuing its legislative success during Florida's 2014 session.

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Related Topix: Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Representative Frederica Wilson, Democrat, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Sunherald.com

What you need to know about a grandparent scamsa

He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican

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