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Mortgage Fraud Sweeps the Nation

Posted: 03/16/2009 - The housing market is in the dumps across the nation, and mortgage fraud may have a lot to do with. Florida and Georgia are among the top five states with the most incidents of fraud.

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State Faces $3.4 Billion Shortfall

Posted: 03/13/2009 - State lawmakers will have to decide how to fill an estimated 3.4 dollar budget deficit. State economists released their latest predictions this afternoon, and the debate over how to balance the budget is already raging. Deep spending cuts, new taxes, and stimulus dollars could all be used to fill the budget gap.

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Madoff “Where He Belongs”

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Financier Bernie Madoff is in jail Thursday, awaiting sentencing after he pled guilty in court. One of many Floridians affected by the Madoff scheme speaks out.

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Tax Cut Plan Hopes to Spur Growth

Posted: 03/12/2009 - There are 300,000 empty homes in the state’s housing market. The houses represent a two year surplus, which is one reason why many builders are out of work. A legislative plan to boost home sales by reducing property taxes is gaining support in Tallahassee.

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Roses and Flowerbeds Saved

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Two groups save roses and flowerbeds around the city of Tallahassee and are recognized for their efforts.

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Taxes Set to be Focus of Key Day in Georgia Legislature

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Georgia legislators are preparing for crossover day. Tomorrow is the last day for lawmakers to submit bill proposals, and republican-backed tax initiatives top the list of measures to be pushed through.

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The Cost of Tax Cuts

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Florida schools face a billion dollar loss next year because of falling property values, but that isn’t stopping some lawmakers from suggesting more property tax cuts. Republican lawmakers say Floridians should be allowed to keep more of their own money, but cutting taxes could come at the expense of seniors, students, and first responders.

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Senior Scams

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Local senior care company and fraud experts say the stakes are high when criminals target older adults

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Florida Officials Warn About Wildfires

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Florida officials warn residents that the recent drought has made vegetation prone to catching fire, and offer tips on how to prevent starting wildfires.

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Georgia House Adopts Food Safety Changes

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Georgia lawmakers are in the processing of adopting new food safety guidelines following the deadly salmonella outbreak stemming from a Georgia peanut plant.

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Corrections Officers Worried

Updated: 03/10/2009 - With the recent release of 66 parole and probation officers from their jobs due to budget cuts, corrections officers fear that their jobs could be next.

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Crist Okays Citizen Rate Hike

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Governor Charlie Crist says he’s fine allowing the rate freeze to expire on Citizen Property Insurance.

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Hospitals Back Cigarette Tax

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Members of the Florida Hospital Association gather outside the Capitol in support of a state cigarette tax to supplement health care funding.

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Tax Cap Plan Resurrected

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Republican Lawmakers are trying to resurrect a tax cap plan, killed by the State Supreme Court last year.

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Senator Wants Drug Testing for Unemployed

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Lawmakers are looking at adopting random drug testing for people who apply for unemployment benefits. People who failed the drug test would be denied unemployment The unemployed fear random testing would slow down the payment process.

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Farm Workers Fight Slavery

Posted: 03/09/2009 - Human rights advocates say people are being forced to work for little or no pay on some Florida farms.

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Florida's Fight to Secure Federal Funds Continues

Posted: 03/09/2009 - Florida is still fighting for $2.4 billion federal stimulus dollars to spend on education. The money is in limbo as punishment for deep spending cuts to Florida schools. Governor Charlie Crist is confident Florida will receive the money and he’s asking lawmakers to use the money to save teaching jobs.

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Unemployment Hits 8.6 Percent

Posted: 03/06/2009 - The jobless ranks in Florida jumped by a full percentage point in January. 800,000 Floridians are out of a job, and economists now believe it will be 2010 before the numbers start shrinking.

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