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4 hrs ago | CBS 47

Dredging project digging up concerns

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:04 PM on 4/24, issued at 10:04 PM Blackshear, GA JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, Jacksonville, FL, US News, Lackawanna (Jacksonville, FL), US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Duval County, FL

8 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

"Self portrait" drawn by seven-year-old goes viral after his tragic death

Calder Sloan drew "Mr. Awesome" in November of 2013. The work shows a boy with a big smile and a tuft of hair between his eyes.

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

10 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Florida Not Fond of Obamacare or Marco Rubio's Presidential Ambitions

President Barack Obama remains above water in Florida, despite the unpopularity of his health-care law -- but there's little enthusiasm for a potential 2016 presidential run by a Republican favorite son, according to a new poll.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

20 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Senator to run Nelson speaks on governor plans, chides Scott at...

Despite assurances that he's not planning to run for governor, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson told a group of local business leaders Wednesday he's tempted to run because he doesn't like where Florida is headed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Orlando, FL, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

SunRail, FCAT: weekend talk topics

SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs, District 5 secretary for the Florida Department of Transportation , and Tawny Olore, SunRail project manager.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Orlando, FL, Entertainment

The Miami Herald

Water in our shoes

For South Floridians, the topics of climate change and rising sea levels are no longer to be dismissed as tree-hugger mumbo-jumbo.

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

Albany Times Union

This Map Shows How Screwed Miami Is If Sea Levels Keep Rising

At a special Senate hearing Tuesday in Miami Beach, Senator Bill Nelson described south Florida as " ground zero" for climate change and its threat to coastal communities, calling for "new, innovative kinds of solutions" and warning that they won't be cheap.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, University of Arizona

Bradenton.com

In Miami, there's no shortage of Medicare fraud to keep prosecutors busy

Of all the people and businesses in the federal government's "exclusions database," Miami tops the list – and does so by a long shot, according to a McClatchy analysis.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Senator Bill Nelson tries to revive Medicaid expansion in Florida

Number of U.S. citizens who have signed up on the Affordable Care Act's state and federal marketplaces as of April 15, according to President Barack Obama Estimated number of uninsured Floridians, with more than 700,000 of them falling into the Medicaid-expansion gap that keeps them from getting federal subsidies or qualifying for Medicaid Amount ... (more)

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

Time

Spending Earth Day at the Ground Zero for Climate Change In America

We've all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Global Warming

Local10.com

Senate subcommittee discusses sea-level rise

SOME SCHOOLS MAY OPT OUT TO ADMINISTER THE EXAM ON ANOTHER DAY. BUT TODAY IS EARTH DAY AND THERE ARE SEVERAL EVENTS UNDERWAY THIS WEEK TO INDICATE THAT CORPORATION MARY MAY BE STARTING TO SHIFT ITS ATTENTION TO CLIMATE IMPACTS RIGHT LEER IN FLORIDA, INCLUDING THE THREAT OF RISING SEA LEVELS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Politico

Outlook cloudy for Apostolakis - Proceed with caution in Arctic,...

OUTLOOK CLOUDY FOR APOSTOLAKIS: George Apostolakis is in trouble. But he's not toast just yet.

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Related Topix: US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, Nuclear Energy

Skift

Miami's Tourism Industry Isn't Ready for Dramatic Effects of Climate Change

It's hard for resorts and hotels to justify costs related to preparing for climate change in the coming years when they can easily pass along costs to future owners.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Florida, Palm Beach County, FL, Florida Atlantic University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

In Miami, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson holds sea level rise hearing Tuesday

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Restaurant Management, Miami Dade County, FL, Florida Atlantic University

Daily Kos

Stephen Wolf's US House Race Ratings 04/2014

Following up on my initial ratings from January, this diary is my second quarterly update on race ratings for the US House of Representatives elections in 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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

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

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