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  1. UCF Professor, Students to Study Driving in Foggy ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    A UCF engineering professor has been awarded a grant to conduct a study in hopes of making driving in fog safer. The Florida Department of Transportation awarded UCF's Mohamed Abdel-Aty a $2 million grant to collect real time driving data from sections of Interstate 4 in Polk County, Interstate 75 near Gainesville and a two-lane road in Tallahassee to determine driving patterns when foggy conditions exist.

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  2. GOP's ring collecting hats: Cruz's tossed, Paul and Rubio nextRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Star Tribune

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., plans to announce his candidacy for president on April 13 in Miami. That could make Rubio the third Republican senator to enter his party's presidential nomination contest.

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  3. I Guarantee, there Is a Republican Replacement ACARead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Daily Kos

    I know it in my bones, which are middle-aged, and "not what they used to be." It's the crawling sensation on my skin- which, in my family, has a history of basal-cell carcinoma.

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  4. UCF Professor, Students To Study Driving In Foggy ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | CBS Local

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  5. Scott MIA on health policy, other key issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A standoff continued this week between the Florida Senate and House over health-care policy that has left the two chambers more than $4 billion apart on their budget proposals. Instead, Scott was at the Capitol to promote his latest tax-cut plan by manning a "tax-cut calculator" booth, which sounds like something you'd encounter at a carnival.

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  6. Lane closures and construction expected to cause delays this month in HollywoodRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Gazette

    Construction work is taking place on roads in Hollywood that will result in ramp closures from 11 p.m. - 5 a.m. The entrance ramp from Hollywood Boulevard to northbound I-95 will be closed as needed and traffic will be detoured Sunday through Thursday from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for installation of street lights. During this closure drivers who want to go north on I-95 from Hollywood Boulevard should go south on I-95 to Pembroke Road and east on Pembroke Road to the northbound I-95 entrance ramp.

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  7. Graham Sees Pathway Forward in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    "After his third venture into Iowa testing the waters for a presidential bid, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham is convinced he sees an opening for himself in the 2016 race," the Des Moines Register reports. Said Graham: "At the end of the day, I think there's a pathway forward for a guy like me.

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  8. When to expect more 2016 announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential announcement on Monday kick-started a 2016 race that's has been in its nascent stages for months. Now, official entrances are expected to come quickly from other contenders in the field - many next month while others could wait until the summer to make their intentions known.

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  9. We've been here beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    It looks like the 2016 presidential race has started. Various polls are already out proclaiming the frontrunners for their party's nomination.

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  10. Conservationists: Lawmakers ignoring Florida voters' will with Amendment One budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Meret Wilson of Ormond Beach thought she knew what she was voting for when she and 4.2 million other voters cast ballots for Amendment 1 last November. "I thought I was voting for money to go toward buying land to be set aside and preserved," Wilson said.

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  11. Christie: 'Stand with me ... I'll stand with you'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, criticized President Obama's leadership during a speech in Detroit Friday night. "We need a leader in the White House once again who knows how to lead America and lead the world," Christie said.

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  12. For the GOP, fusionism is backRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wave

    In recent years it has been fashionable to think that "fusionism," once the Republicans' dominant ideological framework, is dead. In fact, until very recently, it has also been reasonable to hail the death of fusionism.

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  13. Opinion: Christie comes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    The unscripted gatherings at his town-hall-style events may represent Christie's best chance of righting a campaign that's stumbled even before it's begun. The governor, trailing Jeb Bush and Scott Walker in polls measuring the popularity of potential Republican presidential candidates, has resumed home-state appearances as he seeks to score political victories.

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  14. Florida bills push for children's welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    In a state legislative session preoccupied with gambling, guns, booze and tax cuts, the Children's Movement of Florida is pushing a cause that gets little attention: health care and early education for children from poor families. It may not draw high-powered lobbyists to the Capitol rotunda, but Vance Aloupis, director of the group, said it's about the future.

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  15. Are the early primary states a big deal anymore?Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    By hosting the nation's first presidential primaries and caucuses, the states have heaped political and financial rewards for decades on successful candidates and hastened the end for underachievers. Yet their clout may be declining in 2016.

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  16. Fernandina distillery opens; now real work beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Photos by Bruce.Lipsky@jacksonville.com Venture is the vodka made and sold at the newly open Marlin & Barrel Distillery on South Second Street in Fernandina Beach. Roger Morenc quit his job after 20 years with AirTran and decided to open Marlin & Barrel Distillery.

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  17. House, Senate take different approaches to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The Florida Legislature may spend much of its time creating new laws, but has just one job it must do each year: pass a balanced budget by the end of session. The arduous and sometimes shadowy budget process is now underway, with the House and Senate expected to approve their own unique versions of the budget this week.

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  18. Jacksonville's Moira Rossi starts new business helping the disabled be successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Will.Dickey@jacksonville.com Moira Rossi, who has Down syndrome, discusses the grant she received to start her own business making job-training videos for young people with disabilities. Now 27, she has acted in theater, been a public speaker, done nonprofit volunteer work, won a national video award, graduated from the University of North Florida, has two part-time jobs, serves on a state panel and is engaged to be married in 2017.

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  19. Mega mall in northwest Miami-Dade offers promise of jobs, fears of congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The question - and, even more so, his own answer - made Omar Olivera sigh heavily. But, yeah, he reluctantly admitted, having a giant shopping mall with a water park, a ski slope and a submarine ride in Northwest Miami-Dade County would be great.

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  20. Letters: Give students controlRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Safety within our college campuses is something very important to me. As a college student, I see news articles about school shootings or instances similar to the Nov. 20 Florida State University library shooting.

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