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Putnam: Beware of Giant Land Snails

July 16, 2014

With inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport confiscating 67 Giant African Land Snails, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam issued a warning Tuesday about the destructive creatures possibly coming into the state through ports in Miami and…

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Judge strikes down Congressional Map

July 11, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In a highly anticipated ruling, a Leon County judge struck down a map of the state’s congressional districts drawn by the Legislature in 2012, potentially throwing the political…

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Scott earns NRA love

July 10, 2014

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott appears nearly bulletproof right now in the eyes of the National Rifle Association. That assessment of Scott comes as the NRA notes that more pro-gun…