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  1. Fitch Affirms Jacksonville Beach, Florida's Utility Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    29 min ago | Hispanic Business

    ... SUFFICIENT POWER SUPPLY: The electric system, which accounts for nearly 90% of combined revenues, participates in Florida Municipal Power (rated 'A' with a Stable Outlook). The projects collectively provide the city with a reliable, competitively ...

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  2. For-Profit Prison Bankers Prey On Inmates' Families With Exorbitant FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Switched

    ... But in March of last year, the Virginia Department of Corrections informed her that JPay Inc. , a private company in Florida, would begin handling all deposits into inmates' accounts. Sending a money order through JPay takes too long, so Taylor ...

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  3. Rise of ISIS takes center stage in NC Senate race, as Republican...Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Fox News

    ... his approach. The North Carolina House speaker has brought in party luminaries for campaign cameos, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush last week. And, tapping a strategy being employed most recently by GOP candidate Scott Brown in New Hampshire, ...

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  4. St. Pete Police Warning Against ID Theft GangRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | News Talk Florida

    St. Petersburg Police detectives have been tracking a number of cases involving a highly-organized auto burglary group known as the "Felony Lane Gang." According to police, the group uses rental cars, mostly out of South Florida, to stake out local parks, gyms and schools.

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  5. Danny Serfer's Mignonette Is Edgewater's PearlRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Miami New Times

    ... de cuisine, Bobby Frank, from Blue Collar, where he was Serfer's protege. Then they decorated the place in an "Old Florida meets New Orleans" style that includes tan leather banquettes, a marble raw bar, and hanging constellations festooned from ...

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  6. Fake School in Fort Lauderdale Shut Down by State, But There Are Plenty MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... diploma or transcript simply required taking a rigged test and completing what's nominally referred to as an essay. Florida is rife with these so-called diploma mills. In 2010, a background screening firm in the U.K. said the state had the ...

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  7. TD Bank loans $1M to Central Florida Health Care for Mulberry siteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    A $1 million loan from TD Bank will help fund construction of Central Florida Health Care's multipurpose health center in Mulberry. The 8,700-square-foot, two-story health center is expected to open in early December.

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  8. The Week in Notre Dame Athletics: 3 Big Soccer WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | One Foot Down

    ... Dame led in shots, shots on goal, and corners, and Little snagged 4 saves. Volleyball (3-10) opened ACC play in Florida this past weekend against two tough squads. The Irish fell 3-0 to Miami in Coral Gables on Friday, then 3-0 to no. 6 FSU in ...

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  9. Central Florida Man Accused of Killing PuppyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    Authorities say a central Florida man is accused of killing a 4-month-old puppy at his girlfriend's house. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 27-year-old Wesley Jackson was charged with cruelty to animals after a Sept.

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  10. Napolitano: ISIS Was One Of Many Similar Threats We Were TrackingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... standstill: President Obama's executive authority, visa reform, and potential presidential candidate and former Florida governor Jeb Bush. Napolitano also spoke with Watson about efforts by the University of California system to combat on-campus ...

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  11. Cameron Polom reporting about missing Paul Fagan finds him in neighbor's yardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Paul Ezekiel Fagan vanished from outside his grandmother's home in Tampa, Florida on Thursday afternoon and sparked a massive police search As he left, he saw a mus-covered boy in a neighbor's yard and thought he resembled the missing child - and the boy said his name was Paul Cameron Polom, who works for WFTS in Tampa, Florida, discovered 10-year-old Paul Ezekiel Fagan on Friday after going to his neighborhood to cover a press conference about his disappearance. Paul, who has a mild learning disability, was last seen playing in the front yard of his grandmother's home at 4pm Thursday.

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  12. Ted Cruz Says He's Made No Decision About 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... 2016 Republican nomination. Others include Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.

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  13. Three dead following South Florida crashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office reports that a man was driving a Ford Fusion on Military Trail in Boynton Beach Sunday afternoon when he swerved into the oncoming lane and crashed into an Acura TSX. The Fusion went airborne and hit a Toyota Camry.

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  14. $25 Million Renovation and Reduced Membership Fees Help Polo Club...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Manager/COO Brett Morris. To make Membership more attractive to new home buyers in the highly competitive South Florida market, the Polo Club will offer new Members the opportunity to select a lifetime or a 15-year Golf and/or Tennis Membership, a ...

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  15. Quick guide to Florida's 2014 governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... more than 600,000 private sector jobs created during his term, compared to the 800,000-plus lost when Crist led Florida during the recession. Scott's promising $1 billion in tax cuts if re-elected; Crist said he'll improve the economy by increasing ...

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  16. Wellington's IPC to host Gay Polo League tournament in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... degrees in journalism and political science/pre-law. Kristen is a (former) lifelong Midwesterner who moved to South Florida in late 2013. She lives in Coral Springs with her husband, Ryan, who's a sports reporter in Fort Lauderdale.

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  17. West Palm Beach holds final budget hearing todayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... last year. All meetings are in commission chambers at City Hall, 401 Clematis St. Eliot Kleinberg, born in South Florida, has spent more than three decades in both broadcast and print news, including a quarter-century at The Palm Beach Post in West ...

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  18. Hoffman Law Group damages could double, receiver says | Real TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    The amount of money taken from struggling homeowners through a North Palm Beach-based foreclosure rescue operation may be double the original $5 million estimate, according to court documents filed last week. The Hoffman Law Group, which was shut down in July by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Florida attorney general's office, was soliciting homeowners nationwide to sign up for mass-joinder lawsuits.

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  19. All Aboard Florida's parent companies give more than $125K in 2014 election cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    All Aboard Florida's parent companies, Florida East Coast Railway and Florida East Coast Industries, have given more than $125,000 to candidates and committees during the 2014 election cycle - a fraction of what several other large businesses in have contributed during the same time frame, state and county records show. Florida East Coast Railway contributed $74,825 to 2014 campaigns, state finance records show.

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  20. Los Miami Drug Lord Alvaro Lopez Tardon Sentenced to 150 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    ... for court records, which are the basis for this article, the story of Los Miami would be hard to believe. In South Florida, the group stands accused of laundering more than $26 million in drug proceeds by buying fancy condos and fast cars. Relying ...

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