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  1. Immigration reform a theme in local Easter celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    The Evangelical Immigration Table made an effort to push immigration reform back into the forefront of debate Saturday as they brought out fifteen speakers to speak on the issue from a Biblical perspective.


  2. Sid Salter: Amazon collects online sales taxes from FloridiansRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Newms360.com

    Online retail giant Amazon.com this month began collecting sales tax for online purchases made by Floridians.


  3. Arizona State University Startups to Be Featured at ASU+GSV Education Innovation SummitRead the original story

    41 min ago | PRWeb

    ASU startup company Embodied Games for Learning creates gesture-based games that get students physically involved in the learning process.


  4. Broward Woman and Service Dog Unfairly Kicked Off WestJet Flight, Lawsuit SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    Face it: The glam days of air travel are dead and buried. Now, it's $50 for that carry-on, $6.75 for water from the cart -- plus tax -- though attitude from overworked flight attendants is gratis.


  5. Sean Parker's next mission: Conquer politics - Docs: Top SV names ...Read the original story

    44 min ago | Politico

    SEAN PARKER ORGANIZES FOR AN ACTIVE 2014 - Alexander Burns and your MT-er have the site lede this morning: "[T]his year, the 34-year-old co-founder of Napster is preparing to bring his considerable fortune into the political world with fresh intensity, retaining advisers to bring new focus and sophistication to his political enterprises and ... (more)


  6. Florida cannabis bill heads to Florida Senate Judiciary Committee this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The U.S. government classifies marijuana-along with heroin and LSD-as a Schedule I drug, the most tightly restricted category of drugs in the United States.


  7. Victor Crist to offer proclamation honoring Southern Heritage monthRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    April is Southern Heritage month in Florida, and Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist would like to commemorate that occasion by having his colleagues sign a proclamation before next week's Board of County Commission meeting.


  8. Re: Medical Marijuana & Florida | News OneRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | NewsOne

    Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections.


  9. Local Management Company Receives Florida Green Lodging CertificationRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    Dover House Resort, Under the Management of Landex Resorts International Awarded 'Florida Green Lodging Certification' by Department of Environmental Protection The Florida Green Lodging Program is a sustainable initiative of the DEP that recognizes properties who make a commitment to conserve and protect Florida's natural resources and ... (more)


  10. Florida Lawmakers Ambush EducationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    In 1945, when U.S. diplomats from the Mid-East tried to persuade President Truman not to yield to Zionist pressure, Truman responded by saying, "I'm sorry gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are anxious for the success of Zionism; I do not have hundreds of thousands of Arabs among my constituents."


  11. Senators press GAO on TBTF report - Inside Jeb Bush Inc. - Obama...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    FIRST LOOK: CARPER AND KIRK PRESS GAO ON TBTF REPORT - In a letter to GAO, Sens. Tom Carper and Mark Kirk argue that the agency's first study on so-called "too big to fail" banks was incomplete and not especially useful.


  12. Elizabeth Warren insists she isn't running for president, and more must-readsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts insisted in an interview with USA Today that she's not running for president.


  13. What's behind Florida's jobless numbers?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Jobs officials say the negative movement in Florida's job numbers is in part because more people are in the labor pool.


  14. Scott, Bush push Florida Senate to pass immigration tuition billRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.


  15. Florida charter school management company under federal scrutinyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The state's largest charter school management company has come under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Education for potential conflicts of interests in its business practices, federal authorities have confirmed.


  16. 5 things to watch at the Florida Legislature on MondayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

    The House is in session at 2 p.m. The lower chamber will debate a controversial education bill that would limit school districts' authority to regulate charter schools by requiring the use of a standard contract.


  17. Bill would protect Florida children from ID theftRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A bill being considered by the Florida Legislature would offer children protection against identity theft.


  18. Florida Sinkhole Returns, Gets Ready To Swallow 2 HomesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    A 50-foot Florida sinkhole threatened to engulf two neighboring homes over the weekend, just hours after work crews came out to fill a different void in the earth that opened on the property a few weeks ago.


  19. the ShakedownRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    As part of our sacred obligation to inform you of Big Beer's ongoing efforts to smother the Florida craft brew industry - which recently made national headlines via a Reuters story centered on Jax's own Intuition Ale Works - we'd like to make note of a no-good, very-bad piece of legislation called Senate Bill 1714, a proposal heavily influenced by ... (more)


  20. Falling Into the GapRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

    Charlene Dill didn't have to die. On March 21, Dill was supposed a to bring her three children over to the a Central Florida home of her best friend, Kathleen Voss Woolrich.