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  1. Manatee County TimesRead the original story

    5 min ago | American Reporter

    ... the weekly meeting of the commission. SARASOTA, Fla., April 10, 2011 -- 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 ...

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  2. 5 takeaways from Jeb Bush emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KIDK CBS 3

    A trove of emails from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's time in Tallahassee reveal a hands-on chief executive who was a prolific Blackberry user. Bush, who is considering a 2016 presidential run, planned on releasing the tens of thousands of emails next month.

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

    17 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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  4. SEBRING a " Walking down the aisles of Kmart in Lakeshore Mall a day...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Highlands Today

    ... or other items. Jaheim was one of more than 50 children to receive a Christmas shopping spree at Kmart, thanks to Florida Sportsmen's Association, headed by Sebring resident Robert Saffold. Saffold began holding the Christmas shopping spree at a ...

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  5. Sheriff's Office spreads cheer to Flagler youthRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... ldren shopped with law enforcement officers from the Flagler Beach Police Department, Bunnell Police Department, the Florida Highway Patrol and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. - Staff Report

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  6. Bridge repairs scheduledRead the original story

    45 min ago | KeysNews.com

    Starting Jan. 5, 2015, the Florida Department of Transportation will begin repair work on the bridge leading to Geiger Key, just east on Boca Chica Road at Mile Marker 10.7. This work is scheduled to last about four months. It includes repairs to supporting structures and the bridge deck, corrosion protection to extend the life of the bridge, and improved pavement markings.

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  7. Paradise captured in display at Downtown New Port Richey Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery will debut a new exhibition, "Florida: Adventures in Paradise," on Jan. 9 during an open house reception at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The reception, with music and refreshments, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. and is open to the public.

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  8. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Kids play in the snow at the Holiday FantaSea Members Only preview night at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Monday, December 22, 2014. Approximately 65 tons of ice was ordered from Gainesville Ice, an ice company in Gainesville, Florida, and then put through a wood-chipper to create snow for kids to play in.

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  9. Annual Valentine's Day group garden wedding by Pinellas clerk now taking registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Fifty area couples were married on Valentine's Day 2014 at the Pinellas County Clerk of Court's 8th Annual Valentine's Day Group Wedding at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. Thinking about a Valentine's Day wedding? Register by Jan. 30, and you can get married in the Pinellas Clerk of Court's ninth annual group wedding in Largo's Florida Botanical Gardens Wedding Garden.

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  10. College bowl calendar takes a timeout in already surprising seasonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... host. It gets a semifinal each third year over the 12 years of the contract. The top four schools - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Ohio State, were seeded by the selection committee. Alabama, as No. 1, gets regional preference in the Sugar against ...

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  11. he is Who Governor Walker Was Trying to Be:Read the original story

    1 hr ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    One month before Jeb Bush was sworn in as governor of Florida, he was already musing about bold plans to reduce the size of the state government. "One of our goals should be to have fewer government employees each year we are serving," Mr. Bush wrote to two aides in an email in December 1998.

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  12. Obituary: Albert C. Van Dusen / Administrator helped raise Pitt's international profileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... of Mt. Lebanon. Mr. Van Dusen, a native of Tampa, earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida and a doctorate in industrial psychology from Northwestern University. After serving as a Navy officer during World War II, Mr. ...

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  13. Movers and Shakers: Sarasota Law Firm Launches New Data Breach Practice GroupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Bradenton Times

    SARASOTA Responding to a new Florida statute creating complex rules for companies who experience a data breach, the Sarasota office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP has formed a new practice group dedicated to helping businesses respond quickly and properly when customer information is compromised. In today's increasingly hostile cyber environment, the seven-member team will advise clients as to the best practices to prevent, respond and control electronic data breaches, and will handle any legal disputes that may arise.

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  14. Movers and Shakers: NDC Construction Company Selected To Build...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Bradenton Times

    BRADENTON NDC Construction Company of Bradenton, Florida has announced that it will begin breaking ground on Manatee County's Southeast Water Reclamation Facility early next year. NDC will perform Construction Management at Risk services which will include the construction of a pre-engineered metal building enclosing that will be approximately 14,500 square feet.

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  15. Captain Favorite's Weekend Fishing Forecast: Dec. 25, 2014Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Bradenton Times

    ... catches and photographs. A mild cold front is predicted to bring thunderstorms and hazardous winds to the area. Florida visitor sets new shoal bass record Charles "Anthony" Tucker of Albany, Ga., established the first official Florida state record ...

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  16. The WilliesFREEDOMRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... mission - keeping blacks and Hispanics away from the voting booth. But the tide of change cannot be stopped. As one Florida newspaper in a small county there noted, "[Democratic] Party leaders urged voters, particularly blacks, to cast ballots early ...

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  17. Road Rangers are there to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News 4 Jax

    ... PHONE AND TABLET. TONIGHT IS ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL DAYS OF THE YEAR. GOING ON THE SOAKING RAINS ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA. AAA EXPECTS 98 MILLION PEOPLE AWAY FROM HOME AND GAS PRICES ARE FALLING APPROXIMATELY 91% OF THOSE TRAVELERS ARE EXPECTED ...

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  18. Teens charged with threatening 911 dispatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... to Hillsborough County's 911 dispatch center. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/16RTovl TAMPA, Florida (AP) - Authorities say three Tampa Bay area teens have been charged with making threatening calls to Hillsborough County's 911 ...

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  19. Nashville Entertainment: FOX names new General Manager of WZTVRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... advertisers and viewers." Parker had most recently been General Manager of Sinclair's station WTTA (MyNet) in Tampa Florida, since 2012, and before that was the Corporate Director of News and Digital Media Sales for Bright House Networks, having ...

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  20. Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. After months of hints and speculation, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush last week said he's actively exploring a bid for the Republican nomination.

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