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Biden Meets with Iraqi Leaders

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Vice-President Elect Joe Biden visits Iraq on his pre-inauguration tour of the Middle East.

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Governor Gets Earful from Workforce Boards

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Governor Charlie Crist met with the CEO’s of all 24 of Florida’s Workforce boards Monday morning. New unemployment numbers for Florida are due out on Friday and the people who handle unemployment claims are already seeing the number of unemployed inching up.

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Madoff Scandal

Posted: 01/09/2009 - A judge has delayed a decision until Monday on whether Bernard Madoff should be sent to jail.

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Illinois Lawmakers Impeach Blagojevich

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he was impeached today by the Illinois House because of his efforts to improve the lives of ordinary people.

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Fla. Lawmakers Pass Business Loans Bill

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Fla. Senate approves Gov. Charlie Crist's $10 million pilot program aimed at encouraging business expansion with low-interest loans.

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Sex Offender Law

Posted: 01/08/2009 - An appeals court has ruled that the federal government cannot hold sex offenders in custody beyond the end of their prison sentences.

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Parents of Slain Woman Want Stricter Informant Law

Posted: 01/08/2009 - The family of a 23-year-old woman killed in a botched police drug operation joined lawmakers in announcing they'll push for a law to better protect confidential informants like their daughter.

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Bill Clinton to Speak in Florida

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to speak at a dinner raising money for a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial.

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Florida Budget Deficit

Posted: 01/08/2009 - The Florida House is debating a budget-reduction package that includes nearly $1 billion in spending cuts for schools, health care and other state functions.

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Obama Tax Plan Runs Into Opposition in Senate

Posted: 01/08/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's proposed tax cuts ran into opposition from senators in his own party who said they wouldn't do much to stimulate the economy or create jobs.

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Fla. Activist Targets DNC Over Primary Mess

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Florida's presidential primary scheduling fiasco has been settled for months, but upset state Democratic party activists still want a federal court to rebuke the national party for stripping the state of its delegates.

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Presidential Photo Op

Posted: 01/07/2009 - President-Elect Barack Obama met with President Bush and three former Presidents today.

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Tax Increase Gains Momentum

Posted: 01/06/2009 - The no new taxes mantra of the GOP leadership in Tallahassee appears to be cracking under the weight of massive budget cuts that will affect real people. It now is looking more like "when" than "if" for a cigarette or other tax increase.

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Budget Cutting Special Session Begins

Posted: 01/05/2009 - Florida Lawmakers were in Tallahassee Monday night after finishing day one of a 12-day special legislative session. Lawmakers must cut 2.3 billion dollars from the state budget or come up with new revenue sources. Surprisingly, only a few fees are expected to rise.

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