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Lawton Chiles Trust Fund Raid

Posted: 06/15/2009 - Bud Chiles speaks out against the state raid on a trust fund named for his father and former Florida Governor, Lawton Chiles

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Florida College Students Paying More for Less

Posted: 06/15/2009 - The cost of a college education in Florida is going up, but the quality isn’t. All 11 of Florida’s public universities are seeking the maximum tuition increase allowed by the state, but colleges will still cut programs and layoff professors.

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Push to Increase Drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast

Posted: 06/12/2009 - There's a mad push for your support... for off-shore oil drilling. From congress to grass roots organizations, proponents say it will help florida, but not everyone agrees.

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McCollum Disputes Voter Poll

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The 2010 election is still 18 months away, but polls are picking leaders and candidates are already disputing the results. A recent poll gave gubernatorial hopeful Alex Sink a four point lead over her Republican rival Bill McCollum, but the state Republican Party says those results are flawed and points to other polls that show their candidate ahead.

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Sink Holds Slight Edge Over McCollum

Updated: 06/09/2009 - Democrat Alex Sink has a slight edge over Republican Bill McCollum in the 2010 governor’s race according to a poll released Tuesday.

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Pill Mill Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

Updated: 06/09/2009 - Legislation to stop the abuse of prescription drugs is forcing Governor Charlie Crist into a lose-lose situation. Signing the Pill Mill Bill could put people’s private medical history at risk, but not signing the legislation means people will continue to load up on prescription painkillers.

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The Real Estate Minute: Finding Your Dream Home

Posted: 06/08/2009 - It may come as no surprise that 80 percent of all home buyers begin their search online. With a point and click of a mouse, shoppers can see hundreds of homes, virtual tours and neighborhoods. But finding the perfect home takes skill, market knowledge and hard work.

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Florida Looks At Inmate Export To Save Money

Posted: 06/08/2009 - The Florida Department of Corrections is balking at sending prisoners out of state to save money. Lawmakers approved the practice, beginning July first, but concerns over inmate rehabilitation and safety may halt the practice before it ever begins. For now the idea is being reserved for emergencies like a hurricane.

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A Bright Future Will Cost Students More

Posted: 06/05/2009 - Two programs helping students pay for college are being watered down. Some Florida Prepaid College Plans and Bright Futures Scholarships won’t cover tuition increases. College students are hunting for jobs to cover the extra cost.

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Foreclosure Home Shelters

Posted: 06/04/2009 - Florida has an estimated 280,000 homes in some level of foreclosure. The empty ones could fill up quick under a plan being discussed by emergency workers. Foreclosed properties could be used to house people whose homes are destroyed by a hurricane.

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Saving Money on Summer Vacation

Updated: 06/03/2009 - You can still go on vacation this summer and save money at the same time. Certified financial planner Bruce Hagan has several tips for getting the best bang for your buck.

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The Real Estate Minute: A Good Time to Buy?

Posted: 06/01/2009 - It seems wherever you turn these days, there are financial experts providing advice about what is going to happen to the real estate market. So, how do you know if it is the right time to buy a house or sit on the sidelines a little longer?

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Florida Home Sales Up, Prices Down

Posted: 05/28/2009 - Statewide home sales rose 18 percent last month. To keep the momentum, the state has set aside 30 million dollars in down payment assistance for first time home buyers. Starting in July the state will advance an 8,000 dollar federal tax credit to people buying their first home.

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Georgia Announces Park Cuts

Updated: 05/28/2009 - Steep cuts in Georgia's budget is forcing state parks to take measures to cope with major reductions.

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Florida National Guard Deploys to Iraq

Posted: 05/26/2009 - 180 National guardsmen are on their way to Iraq. They participated in a deployment ceremony at the state capitol Tuesday then boarded a plane to finish combat training before being sent overseas. The 779th Engineer Battalion’s job will be to wind down the U.S. presence in the mid east.

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Perry Shooting--UPDATE

Updated: 05/30/2009 - Authorities track down and arrest a Murder Suspect in Thomas County for his involvement in a Taylor County shooting that left one dead and another wounded on Monday evening.

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