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NBC 6: Florida GOP Officials Taking Sugar Industry Ranch Trips
Top Florida Republican officials have enjoyed repeated hunting trips to South Texas’ historic King Ranch thanks to the Sunshine State’s sugar industry, but they aren’t talking much about them.
Miami Herald: Curt Clawson becomes latest Flori-duh rep over India gaffe
The latest inductee to the Sunshine State’s face-palming club: U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson, the Bonita Springs Republican who replaced Trey Radel, the cocaine congressman busted for buying blow in Washington last year.
FOLIO: SAVE JACKSONVILLE’S LIBRARIES, SAVE OURSELVES
In an increasing digital age, it is more important now than ever to preserve our local cultural icons. This great city is filled with endless tenacity and pride, and there is a need to preserve the cultural staples of all neighborhoods in Jacksonville — libraries.
TBO: Tribune endorsements: Sprowls, Sarnoff, Latvala, Young in House primary races
Education, insurance costs and protections for the state’s freshwater springs are just a few of the issues state lawmakers are expected to tackle during the next legislative session. Pinellas County voters will have plenty of choices on the Aug. 26 primary ballot when deciding who they want to represent them in Tallahassee.
News 4 Jax: Special prosecutor asks for extension in Shirk investigation
Special Prosecutor Bill Cervone is asking Gov. Rick Scott for more time to look into suspected improprieties in Shirk’s office.
Orlando Sentinel: Fruitland Park residents say KKK, government scandals don’t define city
The Daily Journal: Public employee unions wouldn’t get any sympathy
First came the action movie trailer, then the promotion tour, but when do we see the substance of what Gov. Chris Christie plans to do to get the state employee benefits systems in shape?
NBC NEWS: Fatal Mistake: What Everyone Should Know About Hot-Car Deaths
The intense attention focused on the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car this week in Wichita, Kansas, masks a sobering reality: Such incidents are depressingly commonplace.
ABA News: How to avoid Ponzi purgatory
Since the global recession of 2009, the doors on many Ponzi schemes, like the one orchestrated by the infamous Bernie Madoff, have been blown wide open.
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