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State & National News

Gaetz tries to tackle NFL

September 27, 2017

Rep. Matt Gaetz has a plan to help President Donald Trump punish NFL that allow their players to protest during the singing of the National Anthem—tax away the league’s tax exemption. He is the lead sponsor…

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State’s tab for Irma already mounting

September 15, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida has preliminarily outlined more than $273 million in Hurricane Irma costs for federal reimbursement, with the money primarily used for storm preparation and debris removal. The projection…

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Latvala files for governor

August 11, 2017

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Sen. Jack Latvala, a Clearwater Republican, joined the 2018 race for governor on Friday, filing papers to make his campaign official. “My papers were filed by 5-year-old Rays…