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  1. Man killed in Somersworth house fire 0Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | UnionLeader.com

    Left wing Michael Mersch scored the Manchester Monarchs' first and last goals in their 3-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals with an announced crowd of... After the state Board of Education upheld a decision that closed the special-education program at the Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, the chief ... (more)

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  2. Environmental, Law Enforcement Jobs Draw HopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS4 CBS4 is now on CBSMiami.com. It's the same great news, weather, and investigations you found on cbs4.com, but we've added a whole new range of great items and features to help you get more out [...] My TV 33 My TV33 is now on CBSMiami.com.

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  3. Jeb Bush: - Go to the Black Churches and Talk About School Choice'...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | National Review Online

    Earlier today, former Florida governor Jeb Bush touted his record of education reform in the state with perhaps the strongest grassroots opposition to the Common Core standards his foundation supports, and it turned out alright. "Education reform happens at the state level, not in Washington D.C.," Bush said, to the delight of the crowd in attendance here at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference.

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  4. When is a campaign not a campaign? When it's Jeb Bush'sRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    The chair of the Federal Elections Commission has crying "uncle" in the face of a deadlocked commission. Which is really too bad, because 2016 is shaping up to be one long exercise in candidates skirting the edge of campaign finance laws , such as they are.

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  5. Scott signs bill to let children secretly tape their rapistsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Child rape victims have legal permission to secretly record their rapists under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Scott one day after an ice cream truck driver who was serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter was acquitted at a second trial. The bill Scott signed Friday was a response to the Florida Supreme Court ordering a new trial for Richard McDade, who was convicted of repeatedly raping his stepdaughter when she was between 10 and 16. A judge during the first trial allowed recordings of conversations McDade had with his stepdaughter that she secretly recorded with an MP3 player hidden in her shirt.

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  6. Road project bulldozer aims for new Tampa Heights community centerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Standing between the ferns and cabbage, when traffic isn't backed up from downtown, the Tampa Heights Community Garden is an oasis. But the Florida Department of Transportation recently told residents that the garden, along with a neighboring park and new community center, could be torn down in the next few years to make way for road improvements.

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  7. State Department sets Jan. 2016 deadline for Hillary Clinton email releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Left wing Michael Mersch scored the Manchester Monarchs' first and last goals in their 3-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals with an announced crowd of... After the state Board of Education upheld a decision that closed the special-education program at the Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, the chief ... (more)

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  8. Beach Swimming Suspended - Algal Bloom Blamed By Corps of EngineersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Southwest Florida Online

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has temporarily suspended swimming and other water activities at the W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area located near Fort Myers. The Corps was notified this afternoon by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection that an algal bloom upstream of the beach had tested positive for microcystin, a substance produced by freshwater cyanobacteria.

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  9. Democrats Say: We Fear MarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Power Line

    They use words like "historic" and "charismatic," phrases like "great potential" and "million-dollar smile." They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story.

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  10. Carson: Debate rules 'good for me personally' but hurt the processRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Ben Carson is calling on the Republican National Committee to lift caps on the upcoming GOP presidential debates and allow all candidates to participate. "I am very worried that out of broadcasting convenience our party is about to exclude voices from our debate programs that are critical to making our party bigger, better, and bolder," he wrote in a letter released Friday.

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  11. Jeb Bush cites uncertainty on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Jeb Bush in New Hampshire removing climate change as a top priority on the nation's list of critical issues. Jeb Bush, former Florida governor, spoke to business leaders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Wednesday.

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  12. Christie, Graham, Bush Make Pitches to Southern GOP ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, all likely to join the growing list of Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination, spoke of their hopes for the nation to an audience of conservatives at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on Friday.

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  13. Ownership of Big Shell Island under debateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    A Florida woman who was jailed after fleeing with her son to avoid the boy's circumcision is giving up her years long fight over the surgery. Thirty-one-year-old Heather Hironimus signed paperwork Friday to allow the procedure to go forward and facilitate her release.

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  14. Florida sets another tourism record with most visitors everRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Gov. Rick Scott recently announced that Florida set another record in tourism numbers by welcoming the highest amount of visitors of any quarter in the state's history, according to Visit Florida. Visit Florida is the tourism-marketing corporation for the state.

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  15. Potential presidential candidates gather for second day in Oklahoma CityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Despite the rain, people packed into the Cox Convention Center on Friday eager to hear what the potential presidential candidates had to say. From there, potential presidential candidates took the stage.

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  16. Some on city council don't like the smell of a $1 million deal to build bathrooms near the LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A deal that would require $1 million in tax money to build a bathroom and storage facility near the downtown Jacksonville Landing - at the request of the development's owners - has left skeptical Jacksonville City Council members with sticker shock. Several council members questioned the price of the restroom facility and the wisdom of building anything near the Landing before plans are complete to redevelop it, which could include tearing down the entire complex.

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  17. Obama administration throws Rick Scott a temporary Medicaid boneRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott's ongoing fight to get federal money for health care that's not Obamacare Medicaid expansion money. Scott has asked the administration to reverse its decision-made and communicated to the state a year ago-to end a demonstration program that funded a Low Income Pool, funds that went to hospitals providing charity care.

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  18. Manchester man charged with punching baby boy in the head 1Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Left wing Michael Mersch scored the Manchester Monarchs' first and last goals in their 3-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals with an announced crowd of... After the state Board of Education upheld a decision that closed the special-education program at the Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, the chief ... (more)

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  19. Presidential Hopefuls In OKC For Southern Republican Leadership ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    We're still eight months away from the first votes being cast in the 2016 race for president, but at least on the Republican side that race is starting to take shape and it's happening right here in Oklahoma City. One by one, top Republican elected officials are taking the stage at this conference, titled "Energizing America," testing their popularity as well as their one-liners.

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  20. Local 6 talks with Congressman Alan GraysonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Florida Congressman Alan Grayson says he's closer to a decision on running for the Senate. He stopped by Local 6 to talk with Ginger Gadsden on a number of issues.

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