FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
CBS Miami: Feds Grant Florida 3-Year Medicaid Renewal
About 3 million Floridians — more than half are children — are enrolled in the program, which has been rolling out statewide over the past few months
Miami Herald: “Purge” cyber bullying game has reached South Florida
State and local law enforcement agencies are investigating the creation of social media websites that encourage users to submit nude photographs of friends and acquaintances, which are then published without their consent.
New York Times: Deadline Set to Redraw Voting Map in Florida
Judge Terry P. Lewis of Leon County gave the State Legislature two weeks to submit a new proposed congressional map to replace the gerrymandered boundaries of the Fifth and 10th Congressional Districts
Saint Petersburg Blog: Bruce Ritchie: If voters want new energy policy, they need to elect new legislators
Former Gov. Charlie Crist says if elected governor again in November, he would again issue executive orders dealing with climate change
The Ledger: Reinstated Officer’s Assignment Is Unclear
A fired police sergeant involved in a sex scandal in 2013 will work again at the Lakeland Police Department as a demoted officer.
WBTW: Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment
Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.
My News 13: Tropical Storm Bertha heading toward Puerto Rico, not threatening Florida
Bertha was named at 11 p.m. Thursday. The storm is expected to stay away from the Florida coast as it eventually turns north out into the Atlantic Basin.
NPR: Some Public Pension Funds Making Big Bets On Hedge Funds
Hedge funds are often secretive investment firms led by supposedly supersmart fund managers. Though, sometimes they implode spectacularly — think Long-Term Capital Management. Another prominent firm, Galleon Group, recently got shut down for rampant insider trading.
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