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    Panthers prey on ranchers’ calves, but how much varies, UF/IFAS research shows

    Panthers prey on ranchers’ calves, but how much varies, UF/IFAS research shows The comeback of endangered Florida panthers like this one has caused some problems for cattle ranchers. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A two-year panther study at two southwest...

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    Panthers prey on ranchers’ calves, but how much varies, UF/IFAS research shows The comeback of endangered Florida panthers like this one has caused some problems for cattle ranchers. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A two-year panther study at two southwest...

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    Scott/Lopez-Cantera Administrative Schedule for Thursday, July 31, 2014

    GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 NO SCHEDULED EVENTS *** LT. GOVERNOR LOPEZ-CANTERA’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 NO SCHEDULED ...

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    GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 NO SCHEDULED EVENTS *** LT. GOVERNOR LOPEZ-CANTERA’S SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 NO SCHEDULED ...

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    Adult Floridians Concerned About Ability to Care for Aging Parents, New Survey Shows

    Adult Floridians Concerned About Ability to Care for Aging Parents, New Survey Shows TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A clear majority of Florida adults are deeply concerned about their ability to help aging parents face the increasing challenges of age-related...

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    Adult Floridians Concerned About Ability to Care for Aging Parents, New Survey Shows TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A clear majority of Florida adults are deeply concerned about their ability to help aging parents face the increasing challenges of age-related...

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. announces sanctions on Venezuela officials

    U.S. announces sanctions on Venezuela officials WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal officials announced today that the U.S. government will impose sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses. The administration announced it...

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    U.S. announces sanctions on Venezuela officials WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal officials announced today that the U.S. government will impose sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses. The administration announced it...

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    Buried at the Bottom

    Jul 31 • 19 Views

    All, Today, the Tampa Bay Times portrayed the appointment of Mitch Hutchcraft to the South Florida Water Management District in 2013 as unfavorable. What’s buried at the bottom, and omitted in certain instances, is the support Hutchcraft received from various stakeholders including: • Eric Draper, Executive Director of Audubon Florida • John Manning, Lee County Board of Commissioners • John Hoblick, President of Florida Farm Bureau • Ron Hamel, Executive Vice President of the Gulf Citrus Growers Associatio... Read more >>

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    Transportation Summit to Explore Vision for Florida’s Transportation Future

    Jun 24 • 2770 Views

    ORLANDO – Walt Disney is famously quoted as saying, “X marks the spot,” in identifying the location for Walt Disney World as the intersection of I-4 and the Florida Turnpike. The power of transportation to promote a vision is the theme of Floridians for Better Transportation’s upcoming transportation summit, which will chart a course for Florida’s future by addressing the state’s pressing transportation issues and challenges. “Transportation is transformative. It has the power to fuel the economy, stimula... Read more >>

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    RPOF Executive Director Letter to Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Regarding Charlie Crist

    Jul 31 • 61 Views

    Today, RPOF Executive Director Juston Johnson sent the following letter to the Pinellas County Schools Superintendent regarding Charlie Crist’s improper use of St. Petersburg High School as a filming location for his TV ad. The letter (posted below) asks the Superintendent to take immediate action to prevent the commercial from airing and implying the endorsement of the school board. CONTACT: Susan Hepworth Communications Director (c) 515-422-4036 (o) 850-241-1827 @shepworth  ... Read more >>

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    Senator Audrey Gibson Receives Legislator of the Year Award from the Commission for...

    Jul 31 • 51 Views

    Senator Audrey Gibson Receives Legislator of the Year Award from the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged JACKSONVILLE - State Senator Audrey Gibson (D-Jacksonville) has been named this year's "Legislator of the Year" by the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged. The award was announced during the agency’s 22nd Annual TD Best Practices & Training Workshop in Orlando. "I am honored to receive the award, but I do what I do because I understand how the lack of access to mobility greatly impacts t... Read more >>

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    Hurricane Experts Release Top 10 Mistakes Made By Homeowners in Hurricane-Prone Areas, Warn...

    May 29 • 4142 Views

    Hurricane Experts Release Top 10 Mistakes Made By Homeowners in Hurricane-Prone Areas, Warn About Complacency  Small Steps Can Make Big Impact in Reducing Hurricane Loss and Aiding Recovery, Hurricane Experts Say  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With hurricane season officially starting Sunday, the National Hurricane Survival Initiative today released a list informed by hurricane experts of the “Top 10 Mistakes” Americans make that increase their risk from deadly storms and make recover... Read more >>

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    Jay Fant Campaign Releases New “Freedom” Web Video

    Jul 31 • 48 Views

    JAY FANT CAMPAIGN RELEASES NEW "FREEDOM" WEB VIDEO JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jay Fant Campaign released a new web video today, showing Jay Fant's commitment and long-time activism for the cause of freedom and a renewed America. The video is based on a speech Fant gave at The Landing back in April of 2009 about the ideals of liberty, economic opportunity, and limited government. To see the new video, CLICK HERE. About Jay Fant for State Representative Jay Fant’s strong ties to Jacksonville began when his grandfather... Read more >>

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    Good first draft

    Jul 31 • 52 Views

    Earlier this week Charlie Crist made his first major “policy” announcement – though it was a month late and not on the topic he initially said it would be – but that’s typical Charlie. Say one thing, do another. His “policy” takes a page straight out of the Obama playbook and, unbelievably, makes no mention of job creation or improving education. Charlie is ignoring the two most important issues to Florida voters, but that’s not surprising since he failed to lead on those same issues last time he was governo... Read more >>

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    FDOT District One RoadWatch Report for the Week of Sunday, August 3

    Jul 31 • 50 Views

    DISTRICT ONE ROADWATCH REPORT #31 FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 3, 2014 District One is 12 counties: Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadw... Read more >>

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    FDOT RoadWatch Report #31 for the week of August 3, 2014

    Jul 31 • 49 Views

    ROADWATCH REPORT #31 FOR WEEK OF SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014 District One is 12 counties: Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadways a... Read more >>

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    Motion to Intervene: Parents of Children with Special Needs Fight Back Against Union...

    Jul 31 • 89 Views

    Motion to Intervene: Parents of Children with Special Needs Fight Back Against Union Lawsuit TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, six Florida parents of students with special needs announced they are filing a motion to intervene on behalf of all parents who would be impacted by the Florida Education Association’s challenge to Senate Bill 850. These parents want the opportunity to defend the new law, which creates Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts (PLSAs). Children with unique abilities can use PLSAs to better customize th... Read more >>

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