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  1. E-discovery pioneer creates smart search for archive of VP candidate's emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    Grossman, who co-authored an influential paper about technology assisted review, recently left her position as of counsel at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to start her own e-discovery consulting firm as well as take a position as a research professor at the University of Waterloo's computer science school in Ontario, Canada. American Lawyer reported Thursday that Grossman has launched a website with the Library of Virginia that utilizes continuous active learning to allow users to more efficiently search through Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine's email archive from the time he was governor of the state.

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  2. After lying low, deep-pocketed Clinton donors return to the foreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    In a luxury suite high above the convention floor, some of the Democratic Party's most generous patrons sipped cocktails and caught up with old friends, tuning out Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Monday as he bashed Wall Street in an arena named after one of the country's largest banks. On Tuesday, when Hillary Clinton became the first female nominee of a major party, a handful of drug companies and health insurers made sure to echo the theme, paying to sponsor an "Inspiring Women" panel featuring Democratic congresswomen.

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  3. County officials say campaign signs are not causing problems this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The abundance of political campaign signs lining roads and highways in the county hasn't translated into a spike in complaints about improperly placed signs, county officials are saying. The bulk of the calls that St. Johns County Code Enforcement Officer Karen Bruner said her office has received have had to do with complaints of signs placed in public rights of way.

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  4. I returned to the classroom for a career change: I love teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    As another school year quickly approaches, leaders of Florida's more than 4,000 public schools must make sure every classroom has a teacher. For much of the 2015-16 academic school year, many classrooms went without full-time teachers.

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  5. Pipeline work will affect traffic along Galt Ocean MileRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The installation of a pipeline under a busy intersection could impact traffic near the Galt Ocean Mile area of Fort Lauderdale The installation of a pipeline under a busy intersection could impact traffic near the Galt Ocean Mile area of Fort Lauderdale The installation of a pipeline under a busy intersection could affect traffic Friday along Galt Ocean Mile in Fort Lauderdale. The Florida Department of Transportation said one southbound lane of State Road A1A approaching Oakland Park Boulevard will be closed between 7 and 11 a.m. for the placement of an irrigation line that crosses the roadway.

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  6. Riverkeeper moving challenge of St. Johns deepening to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The St. Johns Riverkeeper withdrew its challenge to the state permit to deepen the river, arguing that process was incapable of protecting the river, and is moving its fight to federal court. The St. Johns Riverkeeper withdrew its challenge to the state permit to deepen the river, arguing that process was incapable of protecting the river, and is moving its fight to federal court.

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  7. Invisible Democratic primary for Florida governora s race beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The first little jabs of the next Democratic race for Florida governor came, subtly, in a Philadelphia hotel ballroom over the past four days. Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine touted "people in public office who have actually had a job, that know how to get things done."

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  8. Helen Aguirre Ferr steps down as chair of Miami Dade College boardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Helen Aguirre Ferre has stepped down as chair of the Miami Dade College Board of Trustees. The Hispanic communications chief for the Republican National Committee will remain on the board as a rank-and-file member.

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  9. FDA pauses blood donations in 2 Florida counties with unexplained Zika casesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    The US Food and Drug Administration requested Wednesday that Florida's Miami-Dade County and Broward County temporarily stop accepting blood donations after four people in the area inexplicably came down with Zika infections. The four cases were not immediately explained by travel to an area experiencing an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus, nor from sex with an infected person-the two main ways US residents become infected.

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  10. Republican Women Show Up For Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    Not that long ago, Jennifer Pierotti Lim was rooting for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to win the Republican primary. She also was really impressed by Carly Fiorina's debate performances.

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  11. FDOT: Controversial guardrail project a necessityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    Guardrails on Alligator Alley are causing more problems than they solve. That's the concern some tow truck drivers have been vocal about.

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  12. Four possible non-travel related cases of Zika virus in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Florida Department of Health is investigating four possible non-travel related cases of Zika virus - two in Miami-Dade County and two in Broward County. Door-to-door outreach and sample collection are ongoing in all cases, according to health officials.

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  13. Libertarian Gary Johnson: Romney 'Considering' Endorsing MeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Max

    Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney may be getting closer to endorsing a candidate in the 2016 race, and it won't be Republican Donald Trump. "I think he's considering the possibility of doing this," Johnson told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Thursday in Philadelphia.

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  14. Everything You Need to Know About Flying to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fodor's

    Scheduled commercial aviation between the United States and Cuba will resume this fall for the first time in over five decades. While many U.S. government restrictions on travel to the island nation have been lifted, others remain firmly in place, thanks to a U.S. trade embargo that still exists against Cuba.

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  15. Libertarian Candidate Tries to Get Mitt Romney to a Feel the...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson tells CNN that he's in discussion with the 2012 GOP standard-bearer over a possible endorsement. Many of the GOP Establishment's leading lights boycotted Donald Trump's coronation in Cleveland.

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  16. County could exceed bed tax spending cap to fund lifeguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Okaloosa County Commissioners plan to fully fund lifeguards on local beaches next summer - even if they have to defy the Florida Legislature to do it.

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  17. Libertarian ticket: Romney weighing an endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    Gary Johnson Libertarian ticket: Romney weighing an endorsement Pennsylvania poll: Clinton up by 9 points Trump: A vote for the Green Party helps me MORE "I think he's considering the possibility of doing this," Johnson said in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer Thursday. "Actually endorsing the two of us," he said, referring to his running mate, Bill Weld.

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  18. Editorial: EPA should reject Florida's new water standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    A state panel approved new water quality standards this week that defy both conventional science and common sense. The Environmental Regulation Commission voted to increase the amount of some cancer-causing chemicals that polluters can dump into Florida's waterways under an accelerated process that kept important voices out of the debate.

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  19. A Tale of Two Conventions for Charlie CristRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | National Journal

    Former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announces that he is running for the U.S. Congress during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Crist hopes new congressional districts ordered by the Florida Supreme Court will give him a good chance to win.

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  20. "Auto-Pilot" May Not Be Perfect, But It May Be BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Virtually every day there are media reports regarding the introduction of driverless cars to mainstream consumers. As driverless cars rapidly accelerate from concept to commercialization, it is becoming increasingly apparent that technological refinements remain necessary and are ongoing in response to recent accidents.

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