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BIZPAC Review: Are uniforms a target now? Florida firefighter wounded in station house drive-by shooting
A firefighter in north Florida was struck in the arm Tuesday evening when his fire station came under fire in a drive-by shooting.
WCTV: Leon County Sheriff Larry Campbell Dies
Leon County Sheriff Larry Campbell, 72, succumbed to his battle with cancer on December 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm. Sheriff Campbell passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family and members of his command staff.
NEWS 4 JAX: Grimm pleads guilty but won’t resign
WASHINGTON (CNN) – After pleading guilty to a judge Tuesday on a felony tax evasion charge, New York Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican, pledged to reporters he would also stay in Congress.
Tampa Bay Times: Largo to consider banning e-cigarettes in city buildings
LARGO — When city library patrons recently complained about people using electronic cigarettes inside the building, officials couldn’t do much. There were no city rules against it.
New York Times: Jeb Bush’s Emails as Governor of Florida Show His Agenda and Goals
WASHINGTON — One month before Jeb Bush was sworn in as governor of Florida, he was already musing about bold plans to reduce the size of the state government.
West Orange Times Observer: Windermere Elementary teacher retires after 45 years of teaching
When Karen Ronat and her husband arrived in Orange County from South Africa, they had intended to stay just a year, for a job he had building mosques in the Orlando area, just as he had in South Africa.
WTSP: Phone app available for Florida fishing, hunting licenses
(News Journal) — With the new phone app from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, you will be able to store a copy of your hunting and fishing license so you won’t have to worry about keeping up with a paper license anymore.
Tampa Bay Times: Net-zero communities that make solar power work expand in Florida
Orlando – Herman Martinez hasn’t paid an electric bill above $11 for his 2,150-square-foot home in the two years he has lived in it.
Palm Beach Post: Should oil, gas ‘fracking’ be banned in the state of Florida?
Well before the Florida legislature convenes in March, a fight is shaping up over whether oil and gas drillers will have to follow new rules governing drilling — and particularly fracking — and whether Florida should follow New York’s example and ban fracking altogether.
Bay News 9: New Florida bill to address social media privacy at work
SB 126, a bill proposed by state Sen. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth) for the 2015 session, would keep employers from requesting access to employees’ — or prospective employees’ — social media accounts.
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