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Watts Up with Looming Lumens?

Posted: 10/28/2011 - The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) urges consumers to learn the difference between a “watt” and a “lumen,” since labels for energy-saving bulbs soon will use lumens, instead of watts, as the measure of a light bulb’s brightness.

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Eastside Branch Library To Open Next Thursday, Nov 3

Posted: 10/28/2011 - Media partners, community, and organizational leaders are invited to attend the grand opening ceremony of the Eastside Branch Library taking place next Thursday, November 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on 1584 Pedrick Road.

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780 Month Sentence for Plot to Assassinate Federal Judge & Prosecutor

Posted: 10/28/2011 - The Eleventh Circuit has upheld a 780 month sentence for Edmond H. Smith for his convictions on soliciting the murder of U.S. District Judge William H. Steele and Assistant United States Attorney Greg Bordenkircher, both of Mobile, in retaliation for their roles in a March 2009 trial resulting in Smith’s conviction on a firearms-related charge.

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Cyclists Raise Awareness about Unsafe Drinking Water

Posted: 10/28/2011 - The h2o cycling team has ridden over 8,000 of their 8,800-plus miles as they complete 131 of their 145-day journey around our nation. That's one mile for every 100,000 people on earth drinking unsafe water today.

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Are You Ready for the Downtown GetDown?

Posted: 10/28/2011 - On Friday, October 28, 2011, the United Way of the Big Bend will host a Capital City Bank Downtown GetDown along Adams Street between Park Avenue and Jefferson Street.

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Loan Modification Bill

Posted: 10/28/2011 - Florida's grappling with one of the nation's highest foreclosure rates. Statewide, more than a quarter-million homes are in some stage of foreclosure. Now, some lawmakers are pinning part of the blame on bad actors in the loan modification business.

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Judge: Sneads Police Chief Failed to Maintain Good Moral Standards

Updated: 10/28/2011 - Despite his claims of politics, a judge ruled this week Sneads Police Chief Burt Mcalpin failed to maintain good moral standards and the state should suspend his law enforcement certification for 18 months and have him serve two years of probation.

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Oil Spill Claims Czar: Shrimpers' Pain Continues

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Washington attorney Kenneth Feinberg told a House Committee on Natural Resources hearing he hopes to announce new rules that are being formulated to make payouts more generous for hard-hit shrimpers.

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Judge Hears Challenge to Florida Religion Amendment

Posted: 10/27/2011 - A proposed state constitutional amendment that would repeal Florida's ban on public financial aid to religious organizations should be stripped from the November 2012 ballot, a teacher's union lawyer argued Thursday.

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Illegal Recording Arrests

Updated: 10/28/2011 - A secret audio recording captured inside the state capitol has a former spokesperson for the Lt. Governor in legal trouble. Carletha Cole was arrested and charged with a third degree felony earlier this week. Cole is just the 10th person in Florida in the past 10 years to be arrested for making an illegal recording and many people don’t even know it’s a crime.

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Energy Policy Lacking?

Posted: 10/27/2011 - January will mark the fourth legislative session in a row that a new energy chairman has been named. State policy makers attending an energy summit in Orlando say lawmakers are better at killing energy bills than passing them, and the lack of an energy policy is costing Floridians money and jobs.

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Rubio Says Family History Discrepancies Overblown

Posted: 10/27/2011 - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday those involved in politics these days have a tendency to exaggerate, and despite minor inconsistencies, his family's history remains essentially the same as he has always described it.

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Comcast Unveils Broadband Adoption Program for Tallahassee

Posted: 10/27/2011 - It is the first program to address three of the primary barriers to broadband adoption that research has identified: 1) a lack of understanding of how the Internet is relevant and useful, 2) the cost of a home computer and 3) the cost of the Internet service.

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Commissioner Recommends Tougher FCAT Scoring

Posted: 10/27/2011 - Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson said he will recommend new "cut" scores that will be used to determine a student's score on the FCAT 2.0 and new Algebra 1 end-of-course assessment.

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