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    Attorney General Bondi Files Antitrust Action Against Producers of Water Treatment Chemical

    Attorney General Pam Bondi today filed a federal antitrust action against liquid aluminum sulfate producers General Chemical Corporation and its successor and affiliated companies, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and C&S Chemicals, Inc. and its affiliated...

    Jan 19 • 96 Views • Comments Off on Attorney General Bondi Files Antitrust Action Against Producers of Water Treatment Chemical

    Attorney General Pam Bondi today filed a federal antitrust action against liquid aluminum sulfate producers General Chemical Corporation and its successor and affiliated companies, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and C&S Chemicals, Inc. and its affiliated...

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    Department of Education Celebrates Braille Literacy Month at Tallahasee Elementary School

    Walter Blackmon of the Florida Division of Blind Services reads “The Three Little Pigs” in braille to the several pre-k students at Conley Elementary for Braille Literacy Month. In honor of National Braille Literacy Month, staff from the Florida...

    Jan 18 • 127 Views • Comments Off on Department of Education Celebrates Braille Literacy Month at Tallahasee Elementary School

    Walter Blackmon of the Florida Division of Blind Services reads “The Three Little Pigs” in braille to the several pre-k students at Conley Elementary for Braille Literacy Month. In honor of National Braille Literacy Month, staff from the Florida...

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    Nelson to lead new Senate panel on cybersecurity

    In the wake of Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, the Senate Armed Services Committee announced today that it has formed a new subcommittee to focus on cyber threats facing the United States.  U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), a senior member...

    Jan 18 • 107 Views • Comments Off on Nelson to lead new Senate panel on cybersecurity

    In the wake of Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, the Senate Armed Services Committee announced today that it has formed a new subcommittee to focus on cyber threats facing the United States.  U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), a senior member...

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    Statement by Gov. Jeb Bush on Florida Supreme Court Decision on McCall vs....

    Governor Jeb Bush released the following statement today on the Florida Supreme Court’s decision to not hear McCall vs. Scott. “Today’s ruling marks a monumental moment in the lives of the more than 90,000 students who are able to receive a quality...

    Jan 18 • 87 Views • Comments Off on Statement by Gov. Jeb Bush on Florida Supreme Court Decision on McCall vs. Scott

    Governor Jeb Bush released the following statement today on the Florida Supreme Court’s decision to not hear McCall vs. Scott. “Today’s ruling marks a monumental moment in the lives of the more than 90,000 students who are able to receive a quality...

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    FDLE arrests Dixie County man for child pornography

    Jan 19 • 70 Views

    Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement today arrested John Harold Grant, 51, of 24 SE 151st Avenue, Old Town, Florida on three counts of possession of child pornography and one count of transmission of child pornography.  FDLE special agents, with assistance from the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant at Grant’s home on January 19, 2017, and seized several cell phones. FDLE agents conducted a search warrant on his email account and recovered images of child pornography, some involvi... Read more

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    Sting Operation Leads to Charges Against Owner of Monroe County Moving Company

    Jan 19 • 83 Views

    Law enforcement officers with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today completed an undercover sting operation on JP’S Local Moving of Monroe County and charged one individual, John Gibson Parker, 62, with operating an unlicensed moving company. Parker was previously arrested for the same offense in 2013. Department investigators conducted the undercover operation by staging an intrastate household move with JP’s Local Moving at a pre-determined location in Monroe County. Parker, the owner of JP... Read more

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    Senator Hukill Files College Competitiveness Act

    Jan 19 • 102 Views

    Senator Dorothy Hukill (R-Port Orange) today filed Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) and Senate Majority Leader Wilton Simpson (R-Trilby), is a component of the Florida Senate’s Excellence in Higher Education agenda advocated by Senate President Joe Negron (R-Stuart). “This legislation will elevate the visibility of our nationally-recognized Florida Community College System as an integral partner in Florida’s system of higher... Read more

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    Attorney General Bondi Files Antitrust Action Against Producers of Water Treatment Chemical

    Jan 19 • 96 Views

    Attorney General Pam Bondi today filed a federal antitrust action against liquid aluminum sulfate producers General Chemical Corporation and its successor and affiliated companies, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc. and C&S Chemicals, Inc. and its affiliated company. These companies allegedly conspired to restrain trade, rig bids and reduce competition in Florida for liquid aluminum sulfate, a water treatment chemical. Municipalities and other governmental entities use liquid aluminum sulfate to purify both drinking water and... Read more

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    DSC faculty publish benefits of writing across the curriculum

    Jan 19 • 78 Views

    A study by three Daytona State College faculty members on how the college’s Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Discipline (WAC/WID) program enhances student success was published in the latest peer-reviewed journal, Across the Disciplines. The study by professors Jessica Kester, Trey Orndorff and Maggie Karda, along with Rebecca Block, former director of the DSC-UCF Writing Center, showed that student grades and completion rates in WAC/WID-infused courses improved by at least half a letter grade, and that stud... Read more

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    Boom or Bust: What Lies Ahead for Florida’s Economy in 2017?

    Jan 19 • 78 Views

    Get the experts’ take in the latest edition of Florida’s Bottom Line Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the release of the 2017 winter edition of Florida’s Bottom Line, his award-winning, quarterly online economic magazine focused on providing the latest news and insightful analysis on Florida’s economic and financial health. The winter edition highlights Florida’s future economic environment, the stripping of federal regulatory burdens, and what the expansion of Florida’s residential and visit... Read more

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    Florida Supreme Court: Regular Weekly Opinion Release, 1/19/2017, 11 a.m. ET

    Jan 19 • 61 Views

    Filings for the Florida Supreme Court January 19, 2017 SC14-814 - Donald Otis Williams v. State of Florida SC14-860 - Thomas Daugherty v. State of Florida SC14-1150 - Stanley Mccloud v. State of Florida SC14-1967 & SC15-767 - Lancelot Uriley Armstrong v. State of Florida & Lancelot Uriley Armstrong v. Julie L. Jones, etc. SC15-1256 & SC15-1762 - William M. Kopsho v. State of Florida & William M. Kopsho v. Julie L. Jones, etc. SC15-1884 - Louis B. Gaskin v. State of Florida... Read more

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    Florida Realtors seeks student scholarship winners

    Jan 19 • 71 Views

    Do you have kids currently in college, or maybe one who is about to graduate high school? Are they interested in a possible real estate-related career? Then find out more about the Student Scholarship Program offered through Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that provides real estate-related educational scholarships. But act fast: The application deadline for this year’s program is March 6, 2017. “Florida Realtors and our Realtor members across the state take great pride in our s... Read more

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