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Federal Lawmakers Consider Hazing Legislation

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Florida A&M University is at the center of what's being called a hazing epidemic. Now lawmakers are filing legislation to crack down on hazing nationwide. Hazing is already a felony in Florida and those convicted face five years in prison, and federal lawmakers want to go even further.

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Fla. Project Sunburst Drawing Criticism

Posted: 05/28/2012 - 'Project Sunburst' is supposed to shine new light on the dealings of Florida's top officials. It's a new website that lets residents read Governor Scott's emails along with those of his advisers.

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Fla. Lawmakers Want to Release Some Prisoners Early

Posted: 05/28/2012 - Florida has the third-largest prison system in the country with more than 100,000 inmates. That's about double the size from 25 years ago when lawmakers passed a mandate requiring prisoners to serve at least 85 percent of their sentence. Now legislators are rethinking that decision, but Governor Rick Scott will have nothing of it.

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Romney Leads Obama in Florida According to Poll

Updated: 05/23/2012 - Adding Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to the GOP ticket would give the Republican Romney/Rubio team a 49 – 41 percent lead over President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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Primary protest votes show displeasure with Obama

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Some presidential primary voters in Kentucky and Arkansas are taking a swipe at President Barack Obama, denying the incumbent nearly 4 out of every 10 votes cast on the Democratic side.

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Billionaire won't air Obama-Wright campaign ads

Posted: 05/17/2012 - An aide to the billionaire whom political advisers say wanted to fund TV ads about President Barack Obama's former pastor says the $10 million proposal will not go forward.

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Closing arguments to begin in John Edwards case

Posted: 05/17/2012 - Prosecutors and defense lawyers at the John Edwards trial are set to make closing arguments as the corruption case against the former presidential candidate heads to the jury.

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Sessions Discusses Path Forward On Immigration, IRS Scandal

Posted: 05/11/2012 - Securing the border, and enforcing immigration law, is especially important in these difficult economic times. Illegal labor depresses wages and makes it more difficult for out-of-work Americans to find good-paying jobs.

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Edwards defense to ask judge to throw out case

Posted: 05/11/2012 - Defense lawyers for John Edwards will ask a judge Friday to dismiss corruption charges against their client, arguing prosecutors failed to prove the former presidential candidate intentionally violated the law.

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Fla. State Parks Going Corporate?

Posted: 05/09/2012 - The corporate sponsorship bill is set to take effect on July 1, and more than a few people aren't exactly enchanted by the idea of corporate America encroaching on natural Florida.

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Santorum Endorses Romney in e-mail

Posted: 05/07/2012 - Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum told supporters in an e-mail Monday that he's endorsing his one-time rival Mitt Romney.

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Gov. Deal Signs Budget into Law

Posted: 05/07/2012 - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a $19.2 billion budget that reflects his administration's priorities and Georgia's modest revenue gains in the recovering economy, with slightly increased funding for education and monies to support newly-enacted reforms to the state's criminal justice system.

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