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    Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.   In addition, the virus is...

    Aug 24 • 84 Views • Comments Off on Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.   In addition, the virus is...

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    Florida League of Cities Installs Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie as New President

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, who began her career as a municipal employee and has risen to her city’s top office, was installed today as the new President of the Florida League of Cities. During her installation, Haynie unveiled a new...

    Aug 22 • 211 Views • Comments Off on Florida League of Cities Installs Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie as New President

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, who began her career as a municipal employee and has risen to her city’s top office, was installed today as the new President of the Florida League of Cities. During her installation, Haynie unveiled a new...

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    Senator René García Honored with 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida League of Cities this weekend honored Senator René García (R-Hialeah) with a 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 90th Annual Conference in Hollywood. “I am honored to receive this prestigious award from the Florida...

    Aug 22 • 97 Views • Comments Off on Senator René García Honored with 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida League of Cities this weekend honored Senator René García (R-Hialeah) with a 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 90th Annual Conference in Hollywood. “I am honored to receive this prestigious award from the Florida...

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    Representative Greg Steube Honored with 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida League of Cities this weekend honored Representative Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) with a 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 90th Annual Conference in Hollywood. Rep. Steube, who was unable to attend in person, accepted the award...

    Aug 22 • 134 Views • Comments Off on Representative Greg Steube Honored with 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida League of Cities this weekend honored Representative Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) with a 2016 Defender of Home Rule Award at its 90th Annual Conference in Hollywood. Rep. Steube, who was unable to attend in person, accepted the award...

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    John McCain Endorses Tanzler for Congress

    Aug 24 • 39 Views

    Jacksonville, Fla. — Today, the Hans Tanzler Campaign announced the endorsement of Senator John McCain, who was the 2008 Republican nominee for President. During his 23-year career in the U.S. Navy, McCain spent five and a half years as a POW in Vietnam. Tanzler is seeking the District 4 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “I know firsthand how much the Tanzler family cares for veterans above all else," said McCain. "Mayor Tanzler took care of my family while I was a POW in Vietnam. He always gave special atte... Read more

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    Attorney General Bondi Shuts Down Multimillion Dollar Tech Support Scam

    Aug 24 • 35 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi this week obtained a court order temporarily shutting down a tech support company that, along with its owners, allegedly deceived consumers out of more than $25 million. The scam operated as Client Care Experts, formerly known as First Choice Tech Support, LLC, and is owned by CEO Michael Seward and his partner, Kevin McCormick. The defendants ran the tech support scam out of a boiler room in Boynton Beach and employed more than 200 telemarketers at the location. The order fo... Read more

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    Scott/Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Aug 24 • 40 Views

    GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2016   5:30-7:00am               STAFF AND CALL TIME   9:00-9:30am               STAFF AND CALL TIME   9:30am                       ZIKA PREPAREDNESS ROUNDTABLE Location:         Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County Address:          1105 E. Kennedy Blvd Tampa, FL 33602   10:30-11:00am           STAFF AND CALL TIME   1... Read more

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    Secretary Detzner to Voters: “Allow Sufficient Time to Return Vote-By-Mail Ballots”

    Aug 24 • 59 Views

    TALLAHASSEE— Today, Secretary of State Ken Detzner issued the following reminder to Florida voters regarding vote-by-mail ballots in advance of the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, August 30.  “I strongly encourage all Florida voters who have requested a vote-by-mail ballot for the upcoming Primary Election to allow sufficient time to return their vote-by-mail ballot” said Secretary of State Ken Detzner. “Vote-by-mail ballots must be received by your supervisor of elections office by 7 p.m. on election night... Read more

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    Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

    Aug 24 • 84 Views

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.   In addition, the virus is projected to spread to several other Southeastern states with handfuls of cases projected to pop up from Texas to South Carolina and even Oklahoma.   The projections come weeks after the Florida Department of Health identified the nation’s first locally acq... Read more

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    As School Year Begins, Universities and Colleges Launch Joint Campaign to Stay Proactive...

    Aug 24 • 74 Views

      As Florida works to curb the impact of the Zika virus, the state’s public universities and colleges are doing their part to get information to students, serve as a resource to the community, and stay on the cutting-edge of research.   Today, the State University System and the Florida College System announced the recent launch of a joint public awareness campaign called, “Zika Aware: Spill it, Spray it,” in support of the Department of Health’s Spill the Water campaign designed to remind people t... Read more

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    UT Announces 2016-2017 PNC Bank Concert Artist Series Lineup

    Aug 23 • 97 Views

      TAMPA — The University of Tampa has announced its 2016-2017 PNC Bank Concert Artist Series at the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. This series of free, public concerts, sponsored by PNC Bank, has become one of UT’s most anticipated and well-attended events on campus. Haig Mardirosian, dean of the College of Arts and Letters and artistic director of the series, has called this an “all-star season,” adding that the performers this year are especially high-profile and “enjoy that elusive qual... Read more

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    Bobby Payne Endorsed By Small Business Group

    Aug 23 • 68 Views

    Palatka, Fla. — Today, the Bobby Payne Campaign announced the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Florida’s leading small-business association. The endorsement was made by NFIB/Florida SAFE (Save America’s Free Enterprise) Trust, which is comprised exclusively of NFIB members. Payne is seeking the District 19 seat in the Florida House of Representatives. “Bobby understands how important the small business community is to our state’s economy, and his commitment to keeping our c... Read more

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