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  1. On Native GroundDO Conservatives Hate Obama More Than they Love America?Read the original story

    6 min ago | American Reporter

    ... During the oil crisis of the 1970's a long-neglected oil field in the area of Jay, in the northwestern most tip of Florida - 45 minutes NNW of Pensacola, was rejuvenated. With oil prices climbing, Exxon and others could bring in machines to ...

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  2. Wildfire burns nearly 2,000 acres near MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Parts of Miami-Dade County's skyline was hidden from view Monday as smoke from a growing 1,850-acre wildfire loomed over portions of the Florida county. What started as a nonthreatening and seemingly shrinking grass fire on Sunday, consuming fewer than 100 acres according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Al Cruz, grew to be more than 10 times that within the next 24 hours.

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  3. Texas Senate OKs school vouchers, but bill faces tough House voteRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... school is not getting the job they want done, they're not going to keep paying for it." The bill is modeled after a Florida program that started in 2010. Under the proposal, Texas students would receive tuition scholarships equal to 75 percent of ...

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  4. William J. BreyleyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Times Bulletin

    William J. Breyley, 105, of Sycamore, died at 8:25 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Altercare of Bucyrus, Bucyrus, Ohio. Surviving are the following children: Lowell Breyley of Bucyrus, Ohio, William Breyley of Englewood, Florida, and Irene Bell of Van Wert, Ohio.

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  5. Make My DayTODAY is Opposite Day, Nyah, Nyah, NyahRead the original story

    19 min ago | American Reporter

    ... where the Rev. Terry Jones plans to build a bonfire of Holy Korans between 6 and 9 PM on Sept. 11, just after the Florida Gators finish playing the South Florida Bulls in an afternoon game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium a few miles away. Some 15 years ...

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  6. Sports - LocalRead the original story

    20 min ago | KeysNews.com

    The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches and Source Hoops 2014-2015 Boys Class 1A and 2A All-State Teams. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, a review of all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the FABC.

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  7. Short Stories Set for Here's Dream Music Puppetry Program This WeekRead the original story

    24 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of a U.S. tour that includes engagements with Center Stage at North Carolina State University and the University of Florida, Gainesville. Hugo & Ines are also slated to teach as part of the 2015 National Puppetry Conference in June at the Eugene ...

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  8. How 2016 GOP Hopefuls Fared at First-in-the-Nation AuditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Instapundit

    The Republican presidential hopefuls - declared and undeclared - descended on New Hampshire this past weekend for the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to varnish the family name for a new campaign.

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  9. Palmetto City Commission Agenda Results: 4/20/2015Read the original story

    33 min ago | The Bradenton Times

    ... on the agenda of a future meeting, if appropriate. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO CITY COMMISSION OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION, COMPOSITION AND APPOINTMENT OF A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) CITIZEN ADVISORY TASK ...

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  10. Tourist Development Committee Agenda Results: 4/20/2015Read the original story

    34 min ago | The Bradenton Times

    At Monday's TDC meeting, members approved a $25,000 contribution to kick-off the first Skyway Film Festival, recommended a $1,000,000 contribution to fund the South Florida Museum and requested supplying half of the $60,000 needed for a City of Anna Maria Pier study. 3. Public Comment -- Karen Hodges invites everyone to join her on May 2, on Pine Island, where 20 locally owned restaurants, 30 artist, and music for a fund raiser that benefits non-profits.

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  11. Capitol UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Bradenton Times

    ... Governor Scott said the federal government's assertion that it planned to pull Low-Income Pool funding paid to some Florida hospitals (including Manatee Memorial and Blake) if the state did not expand Medicaid as directed in the Affordable Care Act, ...

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  12. On Native GroundLET People Without Health Insurance Die? not in VermontRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2011 | American Reporter

    The American Reporter was the only publication in the world that flatly predicted Herman Cain would win the Florida Republican Presidential Preference Straw Poll. We did get lucky, but it really happened because we listened well to one person.

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  13. On Native GroundBIN Laden's Dead. Can We End this War Now, Please?Read the original story

    May 4, 2011 | American Reporter

    The Florida Legislature sent a proposed constitutional amendment to the Nov. 2012 ballot today that will not only apply 50 percent lower lower Save Our Homes-style caps on property tax increases on business properties, but first-time home buyers with a special 5-year, 50 percent property tax exemption. That will cut taxes for the buyers below what homestead neighbors with identical property values will pay.

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  14. The WilliesHOW to Save the EconomyRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2011 | American Reporter

    Top officials from two counties blasted the Florida Department of Transportation and its consultants for barring use of fiber optic lines it will install along I-75, urging the FDOT to join the 21st Century to save money and seize opportunities to "piggy-back," or plant parallel fiber for cities, counties and towns along the way. The venue was a meeting of transportation officials with city and county government officials in Sarasota, Fla.

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  15. On Native GroundANOTHER Batch of Privatization Snake OilRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    I'm blocking out a week right after election night this November, because if Florida Governor Charlie Crist wins the Florida seat in the US Senate in that election, I am hijacking him and taking him to Vegas. He is one helluva gambler! Tanned, rested and ready from a mini-hibernation, Crist announced Thursday evening that he is leaving the Republican Party in Florida to run as an independent against young Republican upstart Marco Rubio and the likely Democratic nominee, Forest Whitaker lookalike Congressman Kendrick Meek.

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  16. Oldest condos in Fernandina Beach hit with power problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WTLV

    ... really need to spend this kind of money if we had dependable power in this area," said Schenecker. He says a Florida Public Utility lineman told him the salt water is eroding the power lines along the beach. Kris Mowery, property manager of Amelia ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Spokesman: Alabama woman left to join Islamic State group - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell says her public corruption conviction is based on an overly broad definition of bribery and she did not receive a fair trial due to a number of mistakes made by the... Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not... A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited on the Internet.

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  18. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    The app is a 19th Annual Webby Awar... )--Globus Medical, Inc. , a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, will announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015 after... )--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA' rating to the following JEA, Florida revenue bonds: --Approximately $65,955,000 St. Johns River Power Park System revenue bonds, iss... )--Coty Inc. gab heute bekannt, dass Elio Leoni Sceti, eine erfahrene, dynamische Fuhrungspersonlichkeit im Konsumguterbereich, CEO bei Coty wird.

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  19. The Fed Still Wants Easy MoneyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    ... and is seen as being close to the consensus on the FOMC, told reporters after giving a speech in West Palm Beach, Florida last week. The proportion of economists predicting the Fed will wait until September to raise rates rose to 70 percent in an ...

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  20. Childhood abuse cited in Flagler killer's appealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Kyla, now 8, spent most of her life with Meekins' grandparents, but following reports of abuse last year, the Florida Department of Children & Families removed Kyla from the house. The Meekins' guardianship was terminated. In a letter to The ...

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