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  1. Teachers union, school board association to challenge school voucher programRead the original story

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    The statewide teachers union, school boards association and PTA will file a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of Florida's school voucher program.

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  2. Tuesday's letters: Voters key to change in FloridaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Interesting as it is to Tampa Bay voters that another Florida legislator was found hiding under a rock of the King Ranch, only the voters of Merritt Island can deal with Rep. Steve Crisafulli as he ought be dealt with: vote him out of office.

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  3. With close ties to sugar, Florida's next House speaker admits taking King Ranch tripRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    Crisafulli, who becomes the most powerful man in the Florida House of Representatives this fall, has been a major beneficiary of the state's sugar industry.

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  4. Editorial: Scott, Putnam, Weatherford should explain Texas tripsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    When prominent Florida politicians repeatedly gather in Texas for secret hunting weekends as guests of a special interest, the public has an interest in who attended, who paid and who said what.

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  5. Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.

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  6. Springs' aid 'doomed from the start' by House decision, advocate saysRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two months ago, when Florida's annual legislative session began, the effort to fix the state's ailing springs seemed to have a lot going for it.

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  7. State track: Bay area boasts bevy of vaunted vaultersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This track and field season has been one of defying gravity and shattering personal records in the pole vault for Osceola High School's Carson Waters.

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  8. State track: Torn ACL won't stop Osceola's KistemakerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Osceola's Jen Kistemaker was sprinting around the track, navigating the hurdles with ease until she stumbled over one and crumbled into a heap.

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  9. Springs bill advances in Senate, though stripped of fundingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A bill to help restore Florida's ailing springs passed its last committee stop in the Senate, but wound up stripped of millions in projected funding.

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  10. Editorial: Quit stalling on springs restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The next two weeks will show whether Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House genuinely care about the health of the state's natural springs.

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  11. State tennis: Bogie's Dan Stefan repeats as singles champRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Boca Ciega junior Dan Stefan needed a furious rally in his first trip to the state tournament to come away with a championship.

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  12. State tennis: Boca Ciega's Stefan, East Lake's Deng make finalsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Stefan will play for his second straight Class 2A individual state title after winning two matches at the state tournament Monday at Sylvan Lake Park in Sanford.

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  13. Hometown Hernando for April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done.

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  14. Thursday letters: Treat Florida's environment as a treasureRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Senate bill proposes to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to clean up our neglected springs and water sources.

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  15. Top Florida regulator of ALFs gets new job a " working for ALF lobbyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    As state lawmakers consider legislation to tighten the rules for assisted living facilities in Florida, the top state official in charge of enforcing the law on elder-care homes announced Thursday that he's found a new job: working for the same industry he regulated.

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  16. Florida's water woes are seen as urgent a " except in the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A remarkable alignment of Florida political interests has occurred this year - perhaps because it's an election year, perhaps because the urgency of the problem has drawn a lot of attention.

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