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  1. Power Grid Engineering wins Governor's Business Ambassador awardRead the original story

    6 min ago | Business Journal

    The owners of one of Central Florida's largest engineering firms were recognized on April 18 for their job creation efforts.

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  2. Column: Fall of the House of Bush?Read the original story

    17 min ago | Farmington Daily Times

    Are hard-line Republican conservatives about to implement their own version of political entitlement reform? Are we now witnessing the beginning of the fall of the House of Bush? Only a few weeks ago reports said influential Republicans were trying to draft former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush into the 2016 Presidential nomination race.

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  3. SpaceX launches supplies to space stationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Friday, launching fresh supplies to the International Space Station after more than a month's delay. CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) -- The SpaceX company returned to orbit Friday, launching fresh supplies to the International Space Station after more ...

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  4. EDITORIAL: Clouds dim Florida sunshineRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... any attempt to improve our open-government laws." It shouldn't take 20 more years to widen the public's access to Florida's policy-makers. It shouldn't take even 20 more minutes. Lawmakers ought to approve this legislation - and keep the Sunshine ...

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  5. Gulf recreational red snapper season setRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission set the Gulf recreational red snapper season in state waters April 16 at a meeting near Tallahassee.

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  6. Bay Pines VAHCS to Host Medical Center Renaming CeremonyRead the original story

    9 min ago | PRWeb

    Guest speakers for the event will include U.S. Rep. David Jolly, 13th Congressional District of Florida; U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, 12th District of Florida and Vice Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, 1st Congressional District of Florida and Chairman, House Committee on Veterans Affairs; Vice Admiral Matthew L.

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  7. Greenberg Traurig's Danielle N. Garno Named Chair-Elect of the...Read the original story

    11 min ago | PRWeb

    Greenberg Traurig's Danielle N. Garno Named Chair-Elect of the Southeastern Region Board of Directors of the Children's Home Society of Florida Danielle N. Garno, a shareholder with the White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Group at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been named Chair-Elect of the Southeastern Board ... (more)

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  8. Senators want public to help pay for legal battle between car dealers and makersRead the original story

    13 min ago | The Miami Herald

    The dispute is over a 2008 Florida law which allows dealers to charge a higher retail rate for repairs in warranty and recall work.

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  9. To deepen the JaxPort canal, project must be included in water act that Congress is consideringRead the original story

    18 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Billimoria said. "The committee understands the project's importance to the economy and competitiveness in the north Florida region." In 2007, Miami received approval to dredge its port to 50 feet. By last year, it still hadn't received federal ...

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  10. Retirement benefits come early, often for police, firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    DON BURK/The Times-Union--02/09/10 --[ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO]--The Fire Academy of the South at Florida State College at Jacksonville is in the process of being renovated, and updated.

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  11. With state tax cuts, take broad-based approach: EditorialRead the original story

    20 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    For Florida lawmakers, squabbles over how best to cut state taxes by $100 million are a nice problem to have.

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  12. Scottish 'aristocrats' say they're broke for real this timeRead the original story

    26 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    After seven years of allegedly feigning poverty to benefits workers in Minnesota and Florida, the couple is now actually broke.

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  13. State of emergency renewed in part of Ponte Vedra BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... was declared in March for purposes of allowing homeowners in highly eroded beach areas to apply for permits with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The emergency declaration lasts 30 days, allowing people to apply for permits for ...

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  14. Jeb Bush on education was like FDR on economy, Cardinal Dolan saysRead the original story

    35 min ago | CBS News

    Potential 2016 heavyweight Jeb Bush during his tenure as Florida governor "was almost like for education what Franklin Roosevelt was for the economy," Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, told CBS News' Norah O'Donnell in a taped interview for Sunday's "Face the Nation."

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  15. Station supply ship carrying Taylor satelliteRead the original story

    36 min ago | Daily Reporter

    ... satellite designed and built by Taylor University engineering students. The SpaceX robotic ship launched Friday from Florida's Cape Canaveral includes among its cargo a satellite weighing less than three pounds called a CubeSat. Taylor University ...

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  16. NY155-330_2014_191557_high.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... the top four during the regular season was ... the Heat. That was in 2006, before the Big Three united in South Florida. Led essentially by Dwyane Wade, Miami went 52-30 during the regular season and finished second in the East, a staggering 12 ...

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  17. Gainesville Cemetery Recognized as Historical LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... his family. Thomas' small family graveyard expanded into the Evergreen Cemetery, which was honored April 12 with a Florida Historical Marker. This will preserve the Gainesville cemetery's condition as a cultural and historical landmark. "It's one of ...

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  18. Clay County Schools Reassessing Suicide Prevention ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    ... doing everything we can," Rollins said. The district is working with Melissa Witmeier, project coordinator for the Florida Suicide Prevention Project, to implement a new program. Witmeier is helping train staff in QPR , a suicide prevention and ...

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  19. Advocates for motorcycle helmet laws say rising Florida deaths prove needRead the original story

    39 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Mandatory motorcycle helmet laws are a dead issue in Florida, despite a sharp rise in cycling deaths.

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  20. Victoria Silvstedt displays killer tan and washboard abs in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Daily Mail

    Victoria Silvstedt displays her killer tan and washboard abs in a frilly fuchsia bikini as she frolics in the ocean in Miami And Victoria Silvstedt made sure to use the beach as her centrefold as she flaunted her killer figure while frolicking in the sea in Miami, Florida, on Good Friday afternoon.

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