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Is Cruise Lines’ Boost to Florida Economy Beginning to Sink?

CRIST-ory Lessons: Charlie Crist Under Fire

Campaign Seeks to Give Jobs to Florida Grads

Number of Floridians Receiving SNAP Benefits Doubles In Five Years

May 22, 2013 - 6:00pm

In spite of the Sunshine State's declining unemployment rate, the number of Floridians on food stamps -- now called SNAP benefits -- has risen in alarmingly, actually doubling in five years.

In 2008,1.45 million people were signed up in Florida; today more than 3.5 million people are enrolled.

Beyond Politically Incorrect? Pam Bondi Wants Urban Outfitters’ Pill Products Gone

Inflation Begins to Niggle American Consumers, Says Rasmussen

Rick Scott Leads Florida Entourage on Trade Mission to Chile

May 20, 2013 - 6:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott has his bags packed, ready to jet to Chile Tuesday on what will be his eighth trade mission since taking office in 2011.

The trip will be his second to South America. The last time a Florida governor visited Chile was in 2007.

Florida Crime Rate Tumbles to 42-Year Low

Dolphins Fill Pockets of Top Rick Scott Strategist

May 14, 2013 - 6:00pm

A firm linked to a top Gov. Rick Scott strategist received more than $1.5 million from Stephen Ross and his Miami Dolphins in the failed bid for taxpayer stadium-renovation dollars.

Campaign disclosure reports show Multimedia Services Corp., a firm linked to Scott strategist Tony Fabrizio, was paid a significant chunk -- to the tune of $1.6 million -- of the money spent by the Dolphins political action committee Friends of Miami First. The committee burned through $4.5 million in three weeks alone.

FAU President Mary Jane Saunders Resigns

May 14, 2013 - 6:00pm

After months of controversy at the Boca Raton university, Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has resigned.

FAU board of trustees chair, Anthony K. G. Barbar, accepted Saunders resignation late Tuesday, according to the universitys website.

The board respects your desire to return to the faculty, a decision we know you made in the best interest of the university, he said in his letter.


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