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Florida governor signs state budget into law including several vetoes

By on May 26th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:07 pm

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed off on a roughly 69-million dollar budget after vetoing more than 600-million dollars worth of items. Lynn Hatter reports the Governor took the budget signing to the Villages, where he surrounded himself with supporters.

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Governor signs controversial elections bill

By on May 19th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:03 pm

There are now some major changes to Florida’s election law in effect. Governor Rick Scott signed the bill, passed during this year’s legislative session, into law today (Thursday). The law cuts the number of early voting days in half, but [...]

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Saving sea turtles through relocation

By on July 26th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Between 500 and 700 turtle nests across the Northwest gulf coast are being dug up and re-located in an effort to protect baby sea turtles in the path of the oil spill. Though the leaking well has been plugged, there [...]

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