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  1. Florida RealtorsA Political Advocacy Committee Supports Candidates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Capital Soup

    There are more than 400 candidates that have qualified to run for the 160 seats in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate. The Florida Realtors PAC has announced an initial list of supported candidates in these races.

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  2. Sarasota and Bradenton Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Capital Soup

    The Florida League of Cities has recognized Sarasota Mayor Willie C. Shaw and Bradenton Councilman Patrick Roff with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards. The two city officials earned this prestigious award through their tireless efforts to advance the League's legislative agenda and help protect the home rule powers of Florida's municipalities during the 2016 legislative session.

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  3. The Gargoyle takes home two Sunshine State AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Capital Soup

    St. Augustine, Fla. - The Gargoyle, Flagler College's online newspaper, took home first place in "Best Website " in the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter's 2016 Sunshine State Awards, as well as a third place award for "Best Sports Story ."

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  4. Attorney General Bondi Recognizes First National Military Consumer Protection MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Capital Soup

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -Attorney General Pam Bondi is recognizing the country's first annual Military Consumer Protection Month with tips online and her .

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  5. Florida Schools Improved Their School Grade During the 2015-2016 School YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital Soup

    Tallahassee, Fla. , July 8, 2016 - Today, the Florida Department of Education released the 2015-2016 district and school grades, and the number of schools earning an "F" dropped by approximately 50 percent from 204 in 2014-2015 to 103 in 2015-2016.

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  6. Florida Insurance Commissioner Announces Public Hearings for Two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Capital Soup

    Florida Insurance Commissioner Announces Public Hearings for Two Insurance Companies Requesting Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Increases Up to 95% and 114% Tallahassee, Fla . - Today, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier announced the Office of Insurance Regulation will host two public hearings on Friday, August 12, 2016, to discuss significant long-term care insurance rate increases being proposed by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and Unum Life Insurance Company of America .

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  7. FWC invites communities to submit proposals for $825,000 in bear-conflict reduction fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission invites counties and other local governments to submit proposals so the agency can effectively distribute state funding for reducing bear conflicts in Florida communities. The $825,000 in funding will be dedicated to programs that are committed to taking a BearWise approach and can demonstrate a measurable reduction in human-bear interactions.

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  8. "When Life Zigs, You Gotta Zag!" Florida Public Relations...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Capital Soup

    Have lunch with public relations pros on July 21 and learn something new at the same time! Carolyn Gosselin, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, shares how she applied her public relations and marketing experience to an entrepreneurial venture as owner of Tallahassee's popular eatery, Chicken Salad Chick. Gosselin will relate her first-hand experience on how the skills and experience of marketers and public relations professionals prepare us to handle the inevitable challenges of life.

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  9. Florida PSC Commission Conference on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Public Service Commission will hold a Commission Conference on Thursday, July 7. Items scheduled for consideration at the conference can be found here . Public comment may be taken on any item noticed for public participation.

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  10. Florida Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Seminar graduates 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 20 criminal justice executives from Class 4 of the Executive Leadership Seminar. The graduates serve in leadership roles and represent criminal justice agencies from across the state.

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  11. New LeRoy Collins Institute Report Makes the Case for Improved Higher Education Planning in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Capital Soup

    The LeRoy Collins Institute today released its latest report, The State of Higher Education Planning in Florida - And How We Got There , which reviews current and past higher education governing bodies' and associations' strategic planning efforts. Through this historical analysis, the LCI concludes that past plans have been fragmented and subject to politics.

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  12. Hialeah Gardens Leaders Solidly Behind DiazRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Capital Soup

    Today, the Manny Diaz Campaign announced the endorsement of Mayor Yioset De La Cruz and the entire City Council of the City of Hialeah Gardens. Joining Yioset in his support for Diaz are Councilmen Luciano "Lucky" Garcia, Rolando PiA a, Jorge Merida, Jorge Gutierrez, and Ello Urra.

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  13. Largest National Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Takedown in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Capital Soup

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Department of Justice, the United States Department of Health and Human Services and additional federal enforcement agencies today announced the largest Medicare and Medicaid fraud takedown in United States history.

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  14. The Children's Movement of Florida announces newly named board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Capital Soup

    Carol Jenkins Barnett, of Lakeland, chair and president of Publix Super Markets Charities and longtime benefactor of the statewide ReadingPals early literacy program. Gary Chartrand, of Jacksonville, executive chairman of Acosta Inc., and a member and former chair of the Florida Board of Education.

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  15. Home Builders and Contractors OF Brevard Endorse HodgersRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Today, the Brian Hodgers Campaign announced the endorsement of the Home Builders and Contractors Association of Brevard. The HBCA is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting home ownership.

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  16. Jacksonville Beach Mayor Charles Latham Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Mayor Latham earned this prestigious award for his tireless efforts to advance the League's legislative agenda and help protect the home rule powers of Florida's cities during the 2016 legislative session. The award was presented on June 20 in the City of Jacksonville Beach council chamber.

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  17. Tri-County Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Capital Soup

    At a recent meeting of the Tri-County League of Cities, the Florida League of Cities recently recognized Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn and Edgewood City Clerk Bea Meeks with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer was also honored with a Home Rule Hero Award that will be presented at a later date.

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  18. West Orange Political Alliance Endorses Vivaldi For Florida SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Today, the Peter Vivaldi Campaign announced the endorsement of the West Orange Political Alliance, the West Orange Chamber of Commerce's political arm. Vivaldi is seeking the District 15 seat in the Florida Senate.

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  19. Diaz Expands Support Among Local LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Today, the Manny Diaz Campaign announced the endorsement of two more female elected officials in the Miami-Dade area. Perla Tabares Hantman, Chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board, and Lubby Navarro, Miami-Dade County School Board member are backing Diaz's re-election to the District 103 seat in the Florida House of Representatives.

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  20. ICYMI: Sun-Sentinel: "Sides in insurance standoff find reason for optimism"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The arguments were familiar at a daylong forum in Boca Raton attended by 150 players in Florida's homeowner insurance rate crisis. But unlike their usual methods of venting over the past four years - legislative hearings in Tallahassee, websites, letters to the editor - And that gave Sha'Ron James, the state's Insurance Consumer Advocate, reason to hope a consensus might be possible that could head off the gloomy prospect of property insurance rate increases for years to come.

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