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  1. The drive for common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Miami Herald

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  2. Seminole passes budget on first readingRead the original story

    28 min ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Seminole City Council gave a tentative green light to the millage rate and various city budgets for fiscal year 2015 at its Sept. 10 meeting, passing separate ordinances regarding budgets and millage rate following their first readings and public hearings.


  3. The Republican war on women explodes in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Orlando Weekly

    "Rick Scott cannot run from his record on women's issues - in our latest ad, 'Extreme,' we are holding Rick Scott accountable for his efforts to restrict women's access to healthcare and refusing to support new laws that ensure equal pay for women. Charlie Crist respects and trusts Florida women and as governor he'll fight for them - and we know he will, because he's done it before."


  4. If You Can't Fight Them, Fry ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Kill. Capture. Cook. That's what you should do to lionfish; a poisonous fish that is a carnivorous invasive species growing in booming numbers in Southern Florida.


  5. Step Back in Time: Four Florida FortsRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Sarasota Magazine

    Historical Florida forts provide opportunities to climb over, under and through tunnels, gates, walkways and walls while peering through turrets with sweeping panoramic harbor and beach vistas. Experiencing history brings our past to life - especially for kids and the "curious child" in all of us.


  6. Wake Up !!!! A rant about Crist vs Scott Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Daily Kos

    What is wrong with this picture. We have a criminal in the state house. We have a bald headed monster wanting to dictate healthcare or lack thereof to make himself richer and richer.


  7. Editorial: Testing failure points to bigger problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida Education Secretary Pam Stewart made the right call in suspending a problem-ridden reading assessment for the state's youngest schoolchildren. But it will be a hollow victory if this election year maneuver doesn't lead to broader re-examination of the state's entire testing scheme, which takes too much time from instruction and has been fraught with administrative problems.


  8. California issues 1st permits to test self-driving cars on public roads; Google has most at 25Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Brandon Sun

    Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency required self-driving cars to be registered and issued testing permits that let three companies dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighbourhoods - with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard equipment makes a bad decision.


  9. The Ongoing War On Terror And Global Conflicts Are Bullish For RaytheonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Raytheon Company is a key player for defense spending in the U.S. and internationally. The recent announcement from the U.S. to defeat terror organization, ISIS, has improved the outlook for the company.


  10. Public Information Meeting for the Titusville to Edgewater Bike Loop PD&E StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Capital Soup

    The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting a Public Information Meeting for the Titusville to Edgewater Bike Loop PD&E study. The proposed bike route is intended to provide a loop connection between existing and proposed trail heads in Titusville and Edgewater.


  11. Florida First to Help Military Families with WaiversRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Capital Soup

    Florida is the first state in the country to offer Medicaid waiver services to active military families deployed from another state where they were already receiving services. The Florida Legislature passed and Governor Rick Scott signed the 2014-2015 It's Your Money Tax Cut Budget which created this program.


  12. In Response To New Crist Ad, RPOF Releases "Paid the Price"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Capital Soup

    Today, in response to another misleading television commercial from Charlie Crist, the Republican Party of Florida released a new ad, "Paid the Price." After leaving schools worse off financially, seeing 3,000 teachers laid off and raising taxes on the middle class by $2.2 billion, Florida can't afford Charlie Crist.


  13. Photos: Crist at Sentinel editorial boardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Former Florida governor Charlie Crist laughs in a light moment during his interview with the editorial board at the Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2014.


  14. Henry Ford bridge naming nixed over his anti-Semitic pastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    Officials in Fort Myers City, Fla., withdrew a proposal to rename a bridge for Henry Ford after residents raised concerns about his anti-Semitic publications. A vote on the proposal had been scheduled for Monday evening but was withdrawn, according to WZVN, the local ABC affiliate.


  15. State University study supports need for need-based scholarshipsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Gainesville.com

    The State University System is recommending the Legislature approve $45 million to support needs-based aid to students who are being shut out by higher eligibility criteria approved for Bright Futures scholarships. Those changes "will have a significant impact on lower-income, underserved and minority students," according to a State University System study made available Tuesday.


  16. Scott appeals to women voters at Tampa campaign stopRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    With polls showing women favor his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist, Gov. Rick Scott and his backers urged a mostly female gathering Tuesday to flip the gender gap to his advantage. Women business and political leaders from the Tampa Bay area surrounded Scott and his wife, Ann, on a campaign stop at the Laser Spine Institute.


  17. Reliving those stormy day, ten years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

    It has now been ten years since Floridians endured Hurricane Ivan, which is still one of the costliest storms to ever make landfall in the U.S. Ivan is blamed for more than $14 billion in in damage. At this time, in 2004, Floridians had already seen Hurricane Charley on Florida's west coast, and Hurricane Frances here.


  18. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    Florida universities say they need millions to deal with the fallout from changes to the state's popular Bright Futures scholarship program. The Board of Governors is expected this week to discuss a $45 million boost in financial aid that goes to students who come from lower income families.


  19. Transgender teenager in confinement case escapesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right... Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two high-powered rifles and a grudge against police, identified as the gunman who... In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential flooding brought on by the remnants of a powerful Pacific storm.


  20. Crist says he would seek Orlando-Tampa rail funding againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Federal funding for high-speed rail between Orlando and Tampa is still possible, Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist said Tuesday. "I know we need it.