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  1. Senate Democrats begin process to reform Florida's troubled judicial nominating processRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Capital Soup

    Senate Democrats on Friday announced their intention to reform Florida's troubled judicial nomination process, a move that comes in response to wide-spread criticism that the judiciary has become highly politicized and no longer reflects the diversity of the people of this state. "The latest nominations submitted by the Judicial Nominating Commission to the incoming governor underscore how politicized the process has become," said Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson .

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  2. Amendment 6/Marsy's Law for Florida Approved by Florida VotersRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Supporters of Amendment 6/Marsy's Law for Florida, including crime victims, victim advocates and elected officials, cheered at an Election Night party in Ft. Lauderdale as Amendment 6 passed by more than 60 percent of Florida voters.

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  3. SR Technologies to Create 40 Jobs at New Headquarters in Broward CountyRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | Capital Soup

    SR Technologies, Inc. a division of SRT Group, announced today that it has selected Sunrise for its new headquarters. SRT will create 40 jobs and retain 161 positions.

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  4. LeadingAge Florida Presents Awards for Excellence in Senior Living at ...Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2018 | Capital Soup

    LeadingAge Florida honored six representatives of member communities during its 55th Annual Convention and Exposition held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, July 29 - August 1, 2018. "These award recipients are the best of the best senior living professionals and volunteers in Florida, and they work tirelessly to ensure their residents receive the best possible service and care," said Steve Bahmer, LeadingAge Florida President and CEO.

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  5. Florida senators stand against the Trump-Pence Administration gag ruleRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Florida's women senators warn of the impacts of the Trump-Pence Gag Rule on access to birth control and preventive reproductive health care New research shows that the Trump-Pence administration's dangerous new gag rule could mean as many as ten thousand Floridians would lose access to essential reproductive health care like birth control, cancer screenings, and STD testing and treatment at their preferred health care provider. Florida's women senators including Senators Lori Berman , Audrey Gibson , Lauren Book , and Linda Stewart are speaking out against this rule.

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  6. Fla. Housing Market: Median Prices Continue to Rise in June 2018Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Florida's housing market reported rising median prices, fewer days to contract and a continuing tight supply of inventory in June, according to the latest housing data released by Florida RealtorsA . "Florida is still experiencing a shortfall in for-sale homes in many local housing markets and that continues to put upward pressure on median prices," said 2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen, broker-owner with Century 21 Hansen Realty in Fort Lauderdale.

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  7. Gov. Scott: Fort Lauderdale Area Created More Than 13,000 New Jobs Over the YearRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Fort Lauderdale area added 13,300 new private-sector jobs in the past year, continuing to be among the top five Florida metro areas for private-sector job growth. Fort Lauderdale's unemployment rate remained a low 3.7 percent in June, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago.

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  8. Fort Lauderdale Woman Claims $2 Million LUCKY MONEYa JackpotRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Jesula Gabriel, 56, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed the $2 million LUCKY MONEYa jackpot from the July 10, 2018, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,435,998.89.

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  9. Appointments by Governor Rick Scott for Thursday, June 14, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Caldwell, 38, of Fort Lauderdale, is the president and chief executive officer of the Florida Panthers Hockey Club. He also serves on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club, and as a council member for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CEO Council.

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  10. Florida Housing Market: Sales, Median Prices, New Listings Up in April 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | Capital Soup

    In April, Florida's housing sector reported more closed sales, higher median prices and more new listings from owners ready to enter the market, according to the latest housing data released by Florida RealtorsA . "Not enough for-sale inventory, especially in the range for first-time homebuyers, is an ongoing challenge for many local housing markets," said 2018 Florida Realtors President Christine Hansen, broker-owner with Century 21 Hansen Realty in Fort Lauderdale.

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  11. FWC approves statewide changes to tripletail and sheepshead managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Capital Soup

    At its April meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved several changes to the management of tripletail and sheepshead. Extending all of the FWC's recreational and commercial regulations for this species into federal waters .

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  12. FWC discusses Gulf red snapper management, creates Gulf Reef Fish...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Capital Soup

    At the April 26 meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission discussed Gulf red snapper management, including the 40-day Gulf recreational season , and approved the creation of a Gulf Reef Fish State For-Hire program for 2018 and 2019. This program will enhance management efforts by requiring for-hire operations that target or harvest certain reef fish in Gulf of Mexico state waters to report their intention to harvest these species.

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  13. FWC Commission shark updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Capital Soup

    After listening to public comments on and discussing the current and future management of sharks in Florida at the April meeting in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission directed staff to continue to stay engaged on all shark-related issues and to pursue development of draft regulations for shore-based shark fishing. The FWC understands this is an issue that is important to the public, especially those who have had negative interactions, and we want to work toward finding solutions.

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  14. Pensacola man claims top prize in $1,000 a Week for Life Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Jason Spero, 47, of Pensacola, claimed a top prize in the $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.00.

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  15. Florida Housing Market: Median Prices Continue to Rise in March 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Not enough homes for sale continues to influence Florida's housing market, as March's tight inventory constrained sales and put upward pressure on median prices, according to the latest housing data released by Florida RealtorsA . The statewide median sales price for single-family existing homes last month was $250,800, up 8.2 percent from the previous year, while the statewide median price for townhouse-condo properties was $183,000, up 7 percent over the year-ago figure.

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  16. Fort Lauderdale woman claims top prize in $500,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Edna Mae Edwards, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from Two Quik Food Store, located at 348 Southwest 13th Street in Dania.

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  17. The Florida Lottery invites players to set sail with POWERBALLARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces the launch of the POWERBALLA Power Cruise promotion. All POWERBALL tickets purchased through Wednesday, May 30, 2018, may be entered in the promotion for a chance to win cash prizes and a private chartered 5-night Royal Caribbean cruise prize! Players may enter their tickets by scanning the barcode using the Power Cruise Collect 'N Win App, or by entering the ticket number via the Lottery's website at flalottery.com .

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  18. Florida Legislature Calls for Study of High Speed Rail Operations in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Capital Soup

    In a victory for the citizens of the Treasure Coast region, and based on work by Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida and Indian River and Martin Counties, the Florida Legislature has included language in the state budget directing the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability to commission a study to examine existing and planned passenger rail operations, including high-speed passenger rail, in Florida. Currently, Florida has no laws or regulations addressing the safety of high speed trains such as the one proposed by All Aboard Florida .

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  19. Fort Lauderdale man strikes it right playing $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Pedro Hernandez, 49, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $745,000.00.

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  20. 700 Floridians Attend CRC Public Hearing in Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Approximately 700 Floridians attended a public hearing held by the Constitution Revision Commission on Tuesday, February 6 at Nova Southeastern University's Rick Case Arena as part of its, "Road to the Ballot" public hearing tour. At the public hearing, more than 330 individual Floridians requested to speak before the CRC and approximately 700 attended the hearing.

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