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3 hrs ago | Capital Soup

RPOF Releases New Digital Ad "Debate 2014: Charlie vs Charlie"

RPOF Releases New Digital Ad "Debate 2014: Charlie vs Charlie" Charlie Crist Refuses To Debate Nan Rich.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Rick Scott

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Wyllie Campaign announces month-long craft brewery tour across Florida

Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Adrian Wyllie, who has recently received an enormous amount of positive press coverage, officially announced on Tuesday morning, July 29, that his campaign will take a month-long tour of craft breweries across the state of Florida throughout the month of August.

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Related Topix: Florida, Fort Myers, FL, Pensacola, FL

10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Florida’s working poor fall into Affordable Care Act ‘coverage gap’

When Angel Cardenas, a single mother with a modest income, was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago, she struggled to pay for her treatment, which ultimately involved a double mastectomy.

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Related Topix: Florida, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

BMO Harris Bank: Optimism prevails in Florida homeowners survey

Nearly seven in 10 Florida homeowners believe the value of their home will go up over the next 12 months, according to a survey by BMO Harris Bank .

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Related Topix: Florida, Home Buying, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 29

South Florida's Cuban-American congressional delegation will meet with the wife of a Cuban democracy activist.

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Related Topix: Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Joe Garcia, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Florida

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WESH-TV

Day care workers accused of paddling children with ruler

A Titusville day care, where workers are accused of paddling at least three students with a ruler, could lose its license for good if the state has its way.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Florida

Capital Soup

Legislative Leadership: Crist's Plan To Circumvent Legislature Is Unacceptable

Today, Senate President Don Gaetz, Senate President-Designate Andy Gardiner, House Speaker Will Weatherford, House Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Rick Scott for Florida Chairman John Thrasher released a joint statement on Charlie Crist's plans to circumvent the legislature with five executive orders: "Charlie Crist says he is a 'man of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Rick Scott, Charlie Crist

ABC News

Warm Water Sparks Flesh-Eating Disease Warning in Florida

Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease .

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Related Topix: Florida, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cholera, Health

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Does Chris Christie Stand a Chance in 2016?

If you mentioned Chris Christie for 2016 presidential candidate in January, many would have called you crazy.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz

Capital Soup

Statement by Governor Jeb Bush, Foundation for Excellence in...

"There will be no equality in education until we transition to a system that prioritizes academic achievement for children over job security for adults.

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Related Topix: Florida

WESH-TV

DCF: Mom who lied about child's death should lose parental rights

On Monday, the Florida Department of Children and Families asked a judge to terminate the parent rights of a woman who claimed her toddler's death resulted from a hit-and-run accident.

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The Miami Herald

Parents arrested after toddler dies from burns

The parents of a Panhandle 2-year-old have been charged with negligent manslaughter after their toddler died from untreated burns.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Florida Medical Association endorses Medicaid expansion

For the first time, members of the Florida Medical Association have approved a resolution endorsing Medicaid expansion, a politically contentious issue that the group's leaders have generally avoided over the last two legislative sessions.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Florida, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicare

Capital Soup

Republican Party of Florida Releases New TV Ad "Jobs"

Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new TV ad, "Jobs." The ad features Floridians sharing their views on Rick Scott's commitment to job creation versus Charlie Crist's record of economic failure.

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Related Topix: Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Small Business, Personal Finance, Port Orange, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida Keys webcam captures sea turtle hatch

A live-streaming webcam on a beach in the Florida Keys recorded about 100 loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings emerging from their nest.

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Related Topix: Florida, Miami Dade County, FL

Capital Soup

ICYMI: Florida's Commercial Contractors Endorse the Reelection of Rick Scott for Governor

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

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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Rick Scott

CBS Local

Facing South Florida: The Governor's Race TV Ad Spending

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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Related Topix: Florida, US Governors, Rick Scott, Charlie Crist

Broward-Palm Beach

Florida Supports Medical Marijuana 9-1, According to Poll

Floridians have been supporting the idea of legalized medical marijuana ever since the idea of it getting onto the ballot was brought up.

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Related Topix: Florida, Drugs, Marijuana

Examiner.com

New poll shows greater support for legalized marijuana in Florida

Colorado's move to legalize marijuana could bring in an extra $42 million in annual revenue.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Florida, US News

Business Journal

TaxWatch: 2014 legislation to reduce state revenue by $557.6M

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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