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Voter turnout may be key to Nov. 4 victory

Voter turnout may be key to Nov. 4 victory

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA One of the most closely watched governor's races in the country seems to be morphing back into a traditional political battle, based on a new Quinnipiac University poll that shows Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist tied two weeks before [...]

Latest poll shows Scott and Crist deadlocked

Latest poll shows Scott and Crist deadlocked

Women and men are polar opposites in the Florida governor's race, as likely voters split 42 - 42 percent between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, running as a Democrat, with 7 percent for Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie, according to a Quinnipiac University poll [...]

Final Scott vs. Crist debate contentious

Final Scott vs. Crist debate contentious

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In their final --- and most heated --- debate before the Nov. 4 election, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist came out swinging Tuesday night, excoriating each other's records as the state's chief executive and each painting [...]

Weekend Buzz: Grand jury update, Century spotlight, #fangate hype

The State Grand Jury on the Escambia County Jail has stalled due to lack of quorum. Several witnesses have yet to be called because of the lack of healthy jurors. Maybe this week will go better for the State Attorney's Office. The Federal Grand Jury has met again. No news on its investigation [...]

Scott camp responds to fan controversy

Scott camp responds to fan controversy

Inweekly received this email from Matt Moon, Communications Director for Rick Scott for Florida: Melissa Sellers, Campaign Manager for Rick Scott for Florida: “Charlie Crist can bring his fan, microwave, and toaster to debates - none of that will cover up how sad his record as governor was [...]

Fan nearly derails Scott-Crist debate

Fan nearly derails Scott-Crist debate

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida After tens of millions of dollars worth of television commercials and the slinging of massive amounts of mud, could the Florida gubernatorial election come down to an electric fan? In the latest strange chapter in the always-fascinating [...]

Scott vs. Crist Oct. 15: Where is Obama, Utility Bill Battle

Scott vs. Crist Oct. 15: Where is Obama, Utility Bill Battle

Scott Campaign: Where's Barack Obama? Good morning, Vice President Biden campaigned with Charlie Crist this week and said that this is the “most important governor’s race in the United States of America.” This begs the question … why is the Vice President here instead of the [...]

Scott vs. Crist Oct. 14: New poll, Private emails, Jeb Bush, Jobs

Scott vs. Crist Oct. 14: New poll, Private emails, Jeb Bush, Jobs

Inweekly receives daily dozens of emails from both of the campaigns of Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. Most ask for contributions, but a few focus on issues. From now until the election, we will share the highlights of what each is saying: Scott Campaign: New Poll Has Scott Ahead A new poll from [...]

Scott announces $277,000 grant to Escambia County

Scott announces $277,000 grant to Escambia County

Press Release: Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Escambia County and the Pensacola Chamber were awarded $266,000 through Florida’s Defense Infrastructure and Reinvestment Grant Programs. The funding will diversify the local economy, enhance military missions at Naval Air Station Pensacola [...]

Best lines of the first gubernatorial debate

Best lines of the first gubernatorial debate

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist clashed over their records as governor and traded sometimes-personal barbs last Friday in the first of three debates in a close race for the state's highest office. RICK SCOTT Scott mocked the inaccurate "Charlie Facts" that he said Crist [...]

Gov. Scott announces funding for restoration projects and boat ramps in the Panhandle, using BP funds

Press Release: Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the funding of the third and largest set of early restoration projects, as approved by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees. Nearly $88 million represents 28 projects, which will take place throughout many [...]

Crist pushes Medicaid explansion; Scott stays low key

Crist pushes Medicaid explansion; Scott stays low key

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Theoretically, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist agree on one thing in their hotly contested gubernatorial race --- Florida should expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. But Crist, the [...]

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