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Friday 07/14/2017
Court Clears Way for Challenge to Water Standards

Nearly a year after a state regulatory commission approved controversial new water-quality standards, an appeals court Tuesday ruled that a pulp-and-paper industry group should be able to challenge the measures.

Updated: July 14, 2017 - 1:44 pm
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Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Garmin Electronics

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) said today crime rings responsible for stealing boats, Yamaha outboard engines, Garmin electronics, and other expensive navigation units along the East Coast's I-95 corridor have moved across the country. Largely striking boat dealerships and boat-storage facilities, the thieves are getting the attention of a new intelligence working group made up of local, state and federal law enforcement officials as well as certified marine investigators who urge recreational boaters to be vigilant.

Updated: July 14, 2017 - 1:45 pm
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Judge Issues Ruling That Games Are Slot Machines

Posted: July 14, 2017
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Raschein Python Hunts in the Everglades

State Rep. Holly Raschein took part in the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Python Elimination Program on Monday, July 10.

Posted: July 14, 2017
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Monday 07/03/2017
Rainy Season Douses Fiery Florida

By Jim Turner

Posted: July 03, 2017
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Friday 06/23/2017
Homestead Receives Funding for New Sickle Cell Research Clinic

   Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III hosted a  press conference on Monday, to announce that the City of Homestead has received state funding for a new Sickle Cell Disease Research Clinic. 

Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:35 am
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HURRICANE GUIDE - Get Ready Now for Hurricane Season

Florida Power & Light (FPL) continues to upgrade its system as part of its ongoing work to strengthen the power grid and improve service reliability. Company investments, which include strengthening power lines and power poles, trimming trees around power lines and installing smart grid technology, help make the grid more reliable day-to-day and more storm-resilient.

Posted: June 23, 2017
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Homestead Receives Funding for New Sickle Cell Clinic

   Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III hosted a  press conference on Monday, to announce that the City of Homestead has received state funding for a new Sickle Cell Disease Research Clinic. 

Updated: July 03, 2017 - 11:05 am
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Saturday 06/03/2017
Three Florida Ports Get Funding for Projects

News Service of Florida

Posted: June 03, 2017
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Friday 05/26/2017
Temporary Protections Extended for Haitians

Temporary "protected status" has been extended for another six months for thousands of Haitians who fled to the United States after their island was ravaged by an earthquake in 2010.

Posted: May 26, 2017
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Monday 05/22/2017
Operation Patriot Sands: U.S. Air Force and Coast Guard Joint Airlift Exercise

Mobility is a critical aspect for every military organization. For the Coast Guard, effective mobility is the capability to surge people, boats and equipment on short notice to an area of need. In cases of natural disasters or other catastrophic incidents the surge of assets must be accomplished quickly in order to save lives and property.

Updated: May 22, 2017 - 9:41 am
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Sunday 05/21/2017
'Christmas in May' for Florida College Students

Despite broader political turmoil in Washington, D.C., and Tallahassee, federal and state lawmakers have agreed to dramatically increase financial aid to the neediest college and university students.

Posted: May 21, 2017
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Garcia Won’t Seek Ros-Lehtinen’s Seat

Longtime state lawmaker Rene Garcia said Monday he won't run next year for the Miami-Dade County congressional seat, open because of the retirement of U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Posted: May 21, 2017
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Monday 05/15/2017
No End in Sight to Wildfires

Nearly 125 wildfires were active in the state this week, and the dry conditions are expected to continue into the early summer, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said. "Florida is in the middle of its worst wildfire season in years, with no end in sight," Putnam said in a prepared statement. "With such an active wildfire season and much of Florida experiencing significant drought conditions, residents and visitors should take every precaution to help prevent wildfire."

Updated: May 21, 2017 - 9:08 am
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Scott Signs Major Water Bill

News Service of Florida

Updated: May 21, 2017 - 9:08 am
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Sunday 05/14/2017
Universities Get Boost Amid USF Uproar

Florida lawmakers on Monday approved a budget that will dramatically increase university funding and student financial aid, while leaders defended a performance standard that could impact the University of South Florida.

Posted: May 14, 2017
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Friday 05/12/2017
Open Miami-Dade Seats Cause Political Scramble

Florida Democrats hope to make gains in the state Senate and Congress in two high-profile races that will almost certainly be a litmus test of President Donald Trump's popularity in the bare-knuckles political arena of Miami-Dade County.

Updated: May 12, 2017 - 12:18 pm
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Friday 04/07/2017
Thanks and Farewell

Multiple Community Groups, Elected Officials and many friends laud Robert Epling as he moves forward to retirement

Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:07 am
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Thursday 03/02/2017
Student Testing Debate Continues in Legislature

   The testing wars have returned to Tallahassee.

Updated: April 07, 2017 - 10:34 am
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Friday 02/17/2017
Curbelo Reintroduces FILET Act to Combat Lionfish

Washington, D.C. –

Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:38 am
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