In The News Today – November 9, 2015

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PR Watch: Solar Fight in Florida Heats Up with Mysterious Donor

This new donation comes as the battle over whether consumers in Florida can install home solar is heating up, with rival state constitutional amendments both aiming for the ballot in 2016.

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USA Today:  New Florida train service to whisk passengers between Miami and Orlando

Brightline trains will connect Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando along a 235-mile route. The stretch from Miami to Orlando will last three hours,

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Florida Today:  Matt Reed: Florida bombs public integrity test

Florida government and politics have a well-earned reputation for unethical behavior and corruption.

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WPLG: Deadly disease that attacks dogs spreading across South Florida

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Panama City News herald: Florida lawmakers ponder new redistricting methods

After a second consecutive redistricting session fell apart Thursday and the Legislature went home yet again without passing a map, lawmakers’ message was more or less: We told you so.

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Miami Herald: Rhea Chiles, ‘inner voice’ and advisor to former governor, dies at 84

Rhea Chiles, 84, the wife of former Gov. Lawton Chileswho was an influential force in her husband’s policy initiatives as governor and U.S. senator and an accomplished artist, died Sunday at her home on Anna Maria Island. She had been attended by hospice.

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FOX News: Rubio releases more credit card statements, team says nothing to hide’

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio released on Saturday more of his credit card statements, in an apparent attempt to curtail continued questions and criticism about his personal finances.

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Miami Herald: Residential income property market surges in South Florida

As South Florida apartment rental prices rise to record highs, the residential income property market — a niche that consists of duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes — is surging in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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NBC 2: Florida officer, suspect injured during shooting

Authorities say a Bradenton police office suffered minor injuries during an altercation that ended with a suspect also being shot.

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NWF Daily: Shots Fired: No one in Florida tracks police shootings

Someone in Florida is shot by a law enforcement officer on average once every three days. But there’s a problem — no official database or state agency to record the incidents.

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ABC News: Obama, Netanyahu to Meet For First Time Since Iran Deal Showdown

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are scheduled to meet at the White House Monday for their first sit-down since a very public spat over the now-secureIranian nuclear deal.

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Florida Democrat:  FAMU seeks public input on strategic planning

Florida A&M University’s Strategic Planning Task Force will hold a series of town hall meetings beginning Monday for supporters to give input on the planning process….

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Military Times: Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 — our top 175 schools

Student veterans often have a lot more on their plates than do 19-year-old classmates focused on which frat party to go to. There are spouses, children — sometimes demanding jobs.

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Miami Herald:  Politicians and Dade Medical College’s Perez: friends to the end

The political prestige gave the college credibility, which raised the school’s profile, which helped to recruit more students. That, in turn, boosted profits, which allowed for even more political contributions, and even more influence. Prosecutors say Perez spent more than $750,000 on political contributions.

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Tampa Bay Times:  The big reason Tampa police write so many tickets: They’re told to

For years, the policy has put pressure on officers to crank out arrests and tickets, leading to allegations of harassment, racial profiling and over-policing.

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Gainesville Sun:  Fla. Rep. Perry files bill on texting and driving

State Rep. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, wants the state to get tougher on a driving infraction he confesses he is still guilty of from time to time.

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The Ledger:  FDLE reveals prelimnary numbers, plans

Everyone knew the number of untested rape kits in the statewould be staggering, but it could be even larger than the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has announced.

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WPLG: This Week in South Florida: Nov. 8

Legislature: Body Cams for police, failed to pass redistricting maps….

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