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NBC 6 News: San Bernardino Employees Return to Work After Massacre
Thousands of employees of San Bernardino County began returning to work Monday, five days after a county restaurant inspector and his wife opened fire on a gathering of his co-workers, killing 14 people and injuring 21.
Navy Times: Navy two-star fired for public drunkenness, nudity
One of the Navy’s top supply officers has been fired and rebuked for drunkenness and nudity that was fueled by hard drinking at a trade conference in Florida, becoming the Navy’s most senior officer removed from their post this year.
Sun Sentinel: Delray to consider approving union workers’ contract
Late Tuesday, commissioners will consider approving a three-year agreement with city employees who are a part of the Service Employees International Union and the Florida Public Services Union. The employees help perform day-to-day functions to keep the city running.
Daily Beast: Florida Man Robs the Poor for His Country Club
A new investigative report from the Miami Herald found that Rosen and his business associates have contributed over $45,000 to Homestead City Councilors in this election cycle alone. Rosen has also loaned money to one Homestead city councilman for a failed fish restaurant and sold a Mercedes to a former Homestead mayor’s wife at a reduced price.
PSC: PSC Receives Florida Campus Compact Awards
In recognition of Pensacola State College’s commitment to integrate service with academic study and improve community life, the college recently received two statewide awards from Florida Campus Compact at their annual gala on the campus of Lynn University in Boca Raton.
Tampa Bay Business Journal: Uber driver fights Florida officials on unemployment insurance issue
The case will be closely watched locally as rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft fight for acceptance with Hillsborough County authorities.
WFLA: Skimmers found at 6 Tampa Bay area gas stations
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – Six more skimmers have been found on Pinellas and Hillsborough County gas station pumps in the past few weeks after a sweep by state petroleum inspectors.
Sun Sentinel: Erica Rakow, daughter of slain officer, makes a name for herself
Erica Rakow was 6 months old in 1988 when her father, Miami Beach Police Officer Scott Rakow, was shot in the head while chasing a drug dealer.
Florida Politics: ENTERPRISE FLORIDA CIRCLES THE WAGONS BEFORE INCENTIVES FIGHT
The vice chair of Enterprise Florida wants to make sure his organization’s affairs are in order as it fights for Gov. Rick Scott‘s proposed $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund to revamp the state’s business incentives.
CBS 4: Miami Beach Cops May Have Broken Their Own Rules In Shooting
MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police appear to have violated their own policies and procedures while confronting a man armed with a straight edge razor Saturday, resulting in him being shot and killed by what is commonly known as “sympathetic gunfire,” according to a CBS4 News investigation.
WJXT: Judge upholds Florida’s 2 main voucher programs
Six years after a group of parents and education advocacy groups first filed a lawsuit that charged the Florida Legislature with shortchanging schools they had their first major moment in court on Monday.
CBS 4 MiamiL Florida Bar Pushes Back Against Expert-Testimony Law
TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – More than two years after the Legislature passed a controversial law aimed at tightening standards for expert testimony in lawsuits, Florida Bar leaders do not want the state Supreme Court to go along with the change.
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