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  1. Care FL, others file federal lawsuit to stop the U.S. Dot from ignoring safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Capital Soup

    Indian River & Martin Counties, CARE FL File a Federal Lawsuit to Stop the U.S. DOT from Ignoring Safety, Maritime & Environmental Problems and Illegally Subsidizing All Aboard Florida/Brightline with Tax Exempt Bonds Indian River County, Martin County and Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida today filed a joint complaint in the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration . The complaint demonstrates that federal officials ignored or failed to consider the environmental, public safety, maritime and environmental impacts the All Aboard Florida rail project will have on Treasure Coast communities.

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  2. Lake Worth man wins top prize playing new Florida 50X the Cash Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Henry Vasquez Perez, 46, of Lake Worth, claimed the second of eight $2 million top prizes in the new FLORIDA 50X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,600,000.00.

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  3. Senator Powell's 'Direct File' Prohibition Bill Heads to Next Committee StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Capital Soup

    Legislation sponsored by Senator Bobby Powell seen as a key component of criminal justice reform in the state of Florida is heading for its second Senate hearing, following a bi-partisan 5-1 vote of support in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday. "I thank the Committee for recognizing the need for change," said Senator Powell.

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  4. West Palm Beach woman starts the new year with $1 million Scratch-Off prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Sally Benjamin, 50, of West Palm Beach, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00.

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  5. Two players claim $1 million prizes playing $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Carissa Nadeau, 40, of West Palm Beach; and Carol Showman, 63, of Eustis, each claimed a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Both winners chose to receive their winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $745,000.00.

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  6. Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Capital Soup

    The Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce today launched efforts to provide immediate relief to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria recovery "Our hearts go out to Puerto Rico as they face the catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Maria. The island's entire 3.5 million population is without power, and many residents need immediate medical relief," said Julio Fuentes, President and CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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  7. Nelson calls on FEMA to help address growing gas shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Capital Soup

    "As a growing number of Floridians are being ordered to evacuate, we need to ensure that these evacuees have access to the gasoline they need to escape this approaching storm," Nelson wrote in a letter to FEMA Administrator Brock Long. "I strongly urge FEMA to use all available resources and authorities to assist those evacuating this potentially catastrophic storm, including pre-positioning fuel supplies near and along evacuation routes so those running low on fuel can obtain an emergency supply to get them out of harm's way."

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  8. Governor Scott Announces Belcan to Add 200 New Jobs in Palm Beach CountyRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott announced that Belcan, LLC, a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting and IT services, will expand operations in Palm Beach County, creating 200 new jobs. The company currently employs approximately 600 Floridians throughout the state.

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  9. Community Health Centers Warn of Possible Closing, Adverse Health...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Capital Soup

    A state agency plan to change the way community health centers can draw down $50 million in indigent care funding could drive some centers out of business, shutting the door on a key part of Florida's health care safety net in some communities. That was the message delivered by the Florida Association of Community Health Centers in a news conference call Tuesday afternoon.

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  10. Florida Legislators Honored with 2017 Legislative Appreciation AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Capital Soup

    The Florida League of Cities honored the following Florida legislators with the organization's Legislative Appreciation Awards for their tireless efforts to protect the home rule authority of Florida's cities by supporting the League's legislative agenda during the 2017 regular legislative session. Special recognition goes to the League's Defenders of Home Rule, Sen. Jeff Clemens and Rep. Danny Burgess, for consistently leading the fight to preserve Home Rule during the legislative session.

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  11. Governor Scott Leads "Fighting for Florida's Future Victory" TourRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott kicked off his five-city "Fighting for Florida's Future Victory" tour at Jungle Island in Miami to celebrate the major wins for Florida families and students during last week's legislative special session. The tour is highlighting an all-time high of K-12 per-pupil spending, the establishment of the $85 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund, full funding for VISIT FLORIDA, and $50 million to kick-start repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.

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  12. Meronnee Brothers Revocable Living Trust Claims $750,000 Lucky MONEYa JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Lottery announces that Lionel Meronnee, trustee of the Meronnee Brothers Revocable Living Trust, of West Palm Beach, claimed the $750,000 LUCKY MONEYa jackpot from the April 7, 2017, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Meronnee Brothers Revocable Living Trust chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $553,875.28.

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  13. Gov. Rick Scott to Host Zika Preparedness Roundtable in West Palm BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Capital Soup

    Tomorrow, March 30th, Governor Rick Scott will host a roundtable with community leaders in West Palm Beach on Zika preparedness ahead of the rainy season when mosquitos are most prevalent in Florida.

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