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FAU poll: Scott and Trump lose ground over gun control

In the wake of a mass shooting that took the lives of 17 students and teachers at a South Florida high school, a vast majority…

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Senate scraps moving Panhandle to Eastern time

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Most of the Panhandle would remain an hour behind the rest of the state under…

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Posted in Environment State & National News

DEP opposes offshore drilling

Today, in advance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s public meeting on the Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas leasing program today in Tallahassee,…

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Podcast: Adam Putnam for Governor

Last week, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam was my guest on “Pensacola Speaks.” Putnam is the Republican frontrunner to replace Gov. Rick Scott. He…

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Podcast: Levine says his campaign is different

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine explained how his campaign is different that others running from governor. “I’m not right, I’m not…

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Phillip Levine on ‘Pensacola Speaks’ today at 5 p.m.

Miami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine and his Florida’s Living Rooms Bus Tour will in Pensacola this afternoon. Mayor Levine will also be my guest on…

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Feds drop possible drilling off Florida Coast

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida waters were removed Tuesday from White House plans to open previously protected parts of…

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Scott outlines key components of his final legislative agenda

Gov. Rick Scott gave his State of the State address today. Here are his big “asks” of the Florida Legislature: # “I want 2018 to…

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Corcoran and his ‘House of Reformers’

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran challenged the lawmakers to be a ‘House of Reformer’ in his speech to open the 2018 session. He said, “…there…

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