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  1. FGUA issues boil water notice for 2,000 Lehigh Acres CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    All customers residing from Homestead Road, south of Veterans Park to include Majestic Golf Course, Mirror Lakes and Parker Lakes in the Blackstone area, Mirror Lakes Elementary, East Lee High School, also customers in the Amberwood community off of Richmond Ave., that is south of Danby Road and Marby Road were affected. Repair crews are on site, water service is expected to be restored by Once the service main has been repaired, water samples will be taken to a Florida Department of Health-certified laboratory.

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  2. Jeb Bush's Negative Numbers ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal

    How Jeb Bush 's ratings in Wall Street Journal/NBC News polling compare with past Republican presidential candidates at this point in the election cycle. Jeb Bush led the Republican field in the most recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll , but the data show significant challenges ahead for him.

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  3. America celebrates its 239th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    The United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrated the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music.

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  4. I-95 exit to Philips Highway closingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    The southbound Interstate 95 off-ramp to Philips Highway will close Monday for about four months as part of the Florida Department of Transportation's I-95 Overland Bridge project. In addition, the existing access from northbound Philips Highway to Atlantic Boulevard will change.

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  5. With BP cash, Louisiana could jump start coastal restoration: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana's estimated $8.7 billion share of BP payments to settle government damage claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster would give the state a significant source of revenue for its $50 billion coastal restoration master plan. The proposed global settlement announced Thursday would funnel an estimated $500 million per year over 15 years to the state's restoration projects, officials said.

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  6. America celebrates 4th with parades, food, beerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations: Music on the mall Craig Ruttle/Associated Press The tall ship Hermione passes near the Statue of Liberty Saturday as it leads the Lafayette Parade of Ships up the Hudson River.

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  7. Hispanics to GOP: Do something about TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers. Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Trump's comments while others have ignored them.

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  8. Bush tax files show wealth skyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    Shortly after Jeb Bush left the Florida governor's office in 2007, he established his own firm, Jeb Bush & Associates, designed to maximize his earning potential as one of the country's more prominent politicians.

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  9. WikiLeaks again says U.S. tapped Brazil phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The National Security Agency monitored the phone numbers of top Brazilian officials, WikiLeaks revealed, less than a week after President Dilma Rousseff visited the U.S. to mend relations derailed by earlier spying accusations. The 29 phone numbers selected for "intensive interception" included those of Rousseff aides, members of Brazil's finance ministry, diplomats and even the satellite phone on Rousseff's private jet, WikiLeaks said in a report titled "Bugging Brazil" posted on Saturday.

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  10. The new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish payRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

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  11. How 5 Gulf Coast states will divide BP oil spill settlementRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Most of the $18.7 billion proposed settlement that BP reached over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill would go to five Gulf Coast states, if the deal is approved by a judge. A portion of the settlement is not assigned to any particular state.

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  12. Photo GalleryRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Barbara Bullock of Bedford meets Former Governor Jeb Bush during the Fourth of July Parade in Amherst, New Hampshire, Saturday, July 4, 2015. HIGHLIGHT: David Ortiz looks skyward after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning of the Red Sox' 12-6 win against the Blue Jays last night in Toronto.

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  13. America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, paradesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Liam Meredith competes in the watermelon eating contest at the Old Fashion July 4th event at Flamingo Gardens in Davie, Fla, Saturday, July 4, 2015. The Associated Press The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music.

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  14. FKAA to apply for deep well this weekRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KeysNews.com

    The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority is scheduled to file its application for a deep injection well for the Cudjoe Regional Wastewater treatment plant on Cudjoe Key to state officials this week. "The design is being completed," Aqueduct Authority Executive Director Kirk Zuelch said.

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  15. The Buzz: Scott's rich, but another governor is worth much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The big surge in Gov. Rick Scott 's personal wealth in the past year raises a question: Is Florida's governor the richest governor in the country? The short answer is no, not by a long shot, but he's way up there. Scott's net worth is $147 million.

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  16. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin is one of nine Republicans facing Democratic attacks for meeting with an extremist conservative group. A Zeldin spokeswoman acknowledges that last month he addressed the Long Island chapter of Oath Keepers, a group of retired military, police and fire department employees who say they are committed to fighting "the tyranny we experience in our local, state and federal governments."

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  17. GOP Hopefuls Extend Independence Day GreetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Max

    Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls took to the Internet and social media Saturday to extend Independence Day greetings to the nation. "The Fourth of July always reminds me of the opportunity America gave my family, and I ask myself, 'What have I done today to ensure that same opportunity exists for future generations?'" Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said in a statement on his website .

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  18. Jacobs' focus on the future is welcome: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two very different visions of leadership were on display in Tallahassee and Orange County this past month. It boils down to the difference between focusing on the next election and the next generation.

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  19. Flagler poised to award bid for Old Kings Road extensionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Officials are expected to approve bid plans for a nearly $6-million construction effort to extend a northern corridor of Old Kings Road when the County Commission meets on Monday. The session is the first of the board's two regular monthly meetings for July.

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  20. Jeb Bush: Trump means 'to draw attention'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Jeb Bush said Donald Trump doesn't represent the views of most Republicans, offering his most aggressive comments so far on the real estate titan who's used inflammatory language when talking about immigrants. "This is a guy who was a Democrat for most of the last decade. 9 comments