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New Times: Rick Scott Met by Protesters at GEO Group Fundraiser (Video)
People from Florida for All, the Dream Defenders and Dreamers Moms, as well as other protesters unaffiliated with the group, gathered outside the fundraiser carrying signs calling Scott out on his relationship with the CEO of one of the worst private prisons in the U.S.
Miami Herald: Failing Florida International Academy charter school in Opa-locka fights to stay open
Just weeks before school starts in Miami-Dade County, administrators at an Opa-locka charter school are calling parents with the news: Florida International Academy may be forced to close.
Sun Sentinel: Advisory board openings in Delray Beach
The city has spaces for people to sit on multiple boards including, the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, Code Enforcement Board, Green Implementation Advancement Board, Nuisance Abatement Board, Public Art Advisory Board and the Public Employees Relations Commission.
News-Journal: Escambia County Animal Shelter employee terminated, activist cries foul
An Escambia County Animal Shelter employee whose revelations helped oust former head veterinarian Alphonso Steward has been terminated, county records show.
News Channel 3: VA misled on number of deaths tied to delays, congressman charges
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is accusing the VA of “what appears to be an attempt to mislead Congress and the public” by manipulating the number of veterans who died as a result of delays in care.
The Street: Florida, Nevada Can’t Win for Losing on Mortgage Crisis
Florida and Nevada have seen the largest home price declines since the housing market peaked in 2006, but when Citigroup (C_) paid $7 billion in fines in July andJPMorgan Chase (JPM_) paid $13 billion in fines in November to settle mortgage-related lending abuses, neither was among the five states that got individual cash payouts.
Insurance.net Governor O’Malley Announces Membership of the Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders
Continuing his efforts to strengthen and grow Maryland’s middle class, Governor O’Malley today announced the names of appointees to the Governor’s Task Forceto Ensure Retirement Security for All Marylanders.
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