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  1. Florida judge upholds blind trust used by ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Olympian

    The ruling is a vindication for Gov. Rick Scott since he has kept his holdings in a trust for most of his time in office.

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  2. and PunditFact fact-check the debate over immigrationRead the original story

    48 min ago | PolitiFact

    The influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border is pushing security officials to their limits and putting pressure on President Barack Obama and Congress to take some sort of action.

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  3. Media Advisory: Fhca to Unveil Consumer Website, Poll Results on...Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Capital Soup

    Florida Health Care Association leaders will host a news conference this Wednesday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Florida Press Center to unveil results of a statewide poll examining Floridians' concerns about the care of aging parents.

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  4. County man facing sexual battery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | St. Augustine Record

    A St. Johns County man remained in the county jail without bond Monday for his arrest on charges of sexual battery on a victim less than 12 years old and sexual battery on a victim between the ages of 12-18.

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  5. Florida GOP criticizes Nan Rich In recent weeks, though, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

    Florida Sen. Nan Rich gestures during a senate committee hearing on casino gambling Monday Jan. 9, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla.

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  6. Collier tourist spending up 11 percent this year Collier County has...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Naples Daily News

    From January through June, their spending grew 11.4 percent compared with a year earlier, to more than $1.13 billion, according to a report by Tampa-based Research Data Services Inc. "This is in fact a record level for us, no matter which way you look," said Walter Klages, the research firm's president, at a Collier Tourist Development Council ... (more)

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  7. TaxWatch: 2014 legislation to reduce state revenue by $557.6MRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    An evaluation of all the bills passed by the 2014 Florida Legislature shows the state will see a revenue reduction of $557.6 million in the current fiscal year.

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  8. Zoo Parkway shut Aug. 2 - 6 for RR crossing workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Zoo Parkway just east of North Main Street in Jacksonville will be completely closed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 while the railroad crossing is rebuilt, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

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  9. Last day to register for August primaries in FLRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Monday marks the last day you can register to vote or change your part for the primaries on August 26. Last day to register for August primaries in FL Monday marks the last day you can register to vote or change your part for the primaries on August 26. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1mVXRNX TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- Employees ... (more)

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  10. Civil rights groups ask Florida sheriffs to halt enforcement of ICE detainersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    A civil rights coalition is demanding Florida law enforcement agencies in 62 counties stop detaining people for alleged civil immigration violations at the request of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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  11. Bradenton retailers prepare for busy sales tax holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

    Parents and students looking to save a few bucks will be in luck this weekend when Florida's sales tax holiday returns with expanded benefits.

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  12. Could Ron Paul help Florida's GOP governor in his re-election bid?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    A libertarian running for governor in Florida is looking to capitalize on the vestiges of Ron Paul 's two presidential bids -- and that tactic might actually be working.

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  13. DCF tries to revoke parental rights for mom accused of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    The Department of Children and Families appeared in court Monday to terminate the parental rights of a woman who claimed her toddler's death resulted from a hit-and-run accident.

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  14. Idea for 3rd bridge over Columbia River revealedRead the original story

    Yesterday | News-Register

    A concept for a proposed third bridge over the Columbia River in Clark County has been revealed, adding another element to a protracted debate on how to ease congestion between these parts of Washington and Oregon.

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  15. Tuesday's letters: Energy coverage misleads readersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Times ' coverage of energy issues continues to be based on little more than political sound bites.

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  16. Back-to-school sales-tax holiday gets closerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Front www.keysnet.com

    A sales-tax holiday on back-to-school goods returns Aug. 1, 2 and 3, meaning the 7.5 percent tax won't be charged for certain goods that weekend.

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  17. Jeb Bush: 'By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PolitiFact

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, one of the Republican Party's most vocal advocates of federal action on immigration policy, recently re-entered the immigration debate with Bush, a potential 2016 candidate, co-authored the op-ed with Clint Bolick, the vice president for litigation at the libertarian Goldwater Institute But what about the number of ... (more)

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  18. Gwen Graham looks to dad in new adsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    Florida Democratic House candidate Gwen Graham features her father Bob Graham, the popular former governor and senator, in her newest ads.

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  19. Facing South Florida: The Governor's Race TV Ad SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    A new report shows where Gov. Rick Scott, and Charlie Crist are spending money on TV ads, and for the most part it is not in South Florida.

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  20. ICYMI: Florida's Commercial Contractors Endorse the Reelection of Rick Scott for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Associated Builders & Contractors of Florida, Inc. is pleased to announce the endorsement for the reelection of Rick Scott for Governor.

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