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Senate Pres OK With Rail Rolling, if Biz Picks up the Tab

Posted: 01/13/2011 - Despite recent calls for the new governor to put the brakes on high speed rail, Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Jan. 12, the project should roll ahead if private investors can come up with the remaining $280 million needed to fund the $2.6 billion system.

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Pension Proposals Weeks Away

Posted: 01/13/2011 - Saying the upcoming battle over the state’s pension fund will be based on facts not emotion, a key senator said Tuesday, Jan 11, it will be at least a month before a reform package is available for debate.

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[UPDATE] Temporary Closure of Edenfield Road

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Leon County Public Works announces a temporary closure of Edenfield Road at US 90 (Mahan Drive) from 7 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 8, to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

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Senate President Says Governor Will Get Leeway

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Senate President Mike Haridopolos said Wednesday he is willing to cut Gov. Rick Scott plenty of slack, but acknowledged the week-old administration is standing on some new and possibly shaky ground.

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Pension Fund Blues

Updated: 01/12/2011 - Two conflicting reports this week paint drastically different pictures of state and local pension funds in Florida. The state system has been ranked one of the best in the nation, but as Mike Vasilinda tells us, employees who don’t make a contribution to the plan may see that changing…soon.

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Dick Gregory Speaks at TCC

Posted: 01/13/2011 - Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory is a guest speaker at TCC.

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Citizens Grows to 1.3 Million Policies

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Florida’s state run Citizens Property Insurance is flooded with new customers adding an increased risk to all Floridians. The state run insurer now has 1.3 million customers, up 200-thousand customers from a year ago. As Whitney Ray tells us, lawmakers are looking for ways to convince more insurance companies to take Citizens policies.

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Wakulla County As Regional Host for EDICS System

Posted: 01/12/2011 - When a disaster strikes in Wakulla County, folks are protected with a double dose of help...thanks to the newest host of the EDICS emergency deploy able inter-operable communication systems.

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FSU Police Investigating Two Robberies

Updated: 01/12/2011 - The Florida State University Police Department investigated two robberies during the overnight hours of January 11-12, 2011.

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Florida Cities, Counties Fear Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Local governments again expressed concern that the Florida Legislature would put caps on the amount of revenue cities and counties could generate, which would hamstring their ability to perform their basic functions.

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Fla. Lawmakers Voice Frustration Over Rule Process

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Lawmakers, frustrated with the length of time it has taken state agencies to pass rules related to pill mill laws, blasted Department of Health officials Tuesday, Jan. 11, at a meeting at the Senate Health Regulation Committee.

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Mystery Skull Found in Fla. Police Department

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Police are trying to figure out the story behind a partial skull discovered in a cardboard box and wrapped in newspaper in the Bradenton Police Department's homicide evidence room.

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Year's First Major Tort Bill Sails in Senate Judiciary

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Automakers would be granted more protection from lawsuit losses in crash cases under a measure that got its first committee hearing Tuesday, Jan. 11, in a battle pitting business groups and the Republican-led Legislature against trial attorneys.

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Local Technology Business Breaks Ground in Tallahassee

Updated: 01/12/2011 - High-Performance Magnetics, formerly known as Cable In Conduit Engineering Fabrication & Test, broke ground today (1/12) on its production facility located just north of the Compass Pointe building at the Tallahassee Regional Airport.

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House Panel Starts Rules Review With Uniforms, Yogurt

Posted: 01/12/2011 - A House subcommittee pledged Tuesday, Jan. 11, to scour state agencies to eliminate rules and regulations that could interfere with Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature’s push to create jobs.

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PSC Tackles Host of FPL Issues in Brown's First Meeting

Posted: 01/12/2011 - With a new commissioner aboard, the Florida Public Service Commission took up a host of issues involving the state's largest power company that it had put off for months due to a legal dispute between the company and a former commissioner.

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Scott's Got a Deal - And Promises to Work With Senate

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Gov. Rick Scott joined the Senate Republican caucus for appetizers Tuesday night (1/11) a block from the Capitol, hinting that he would soon announce that he'd landed his first big business deal, with an out-of-state company poised to begin operations in Florida.

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