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New evidence released in FAMU hazing case

By on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am

Prosecutors in the case of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, who died after being hazed on a bus last November, have released more than 15 hundred pages of evidence against the 13 band members who have been charged. […]

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Florida Governor calls legislative session a success

By on May 17th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Governor Rick Scott says the Legislature did a good job in implementing policy changes that will create more jobs in Florida. Days after the close of session Scott went on an all out media tour, an unusual move since he’s […]

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Riding along the campaign trail with Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott

By on November 2nd, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm

The campaign trail has been busy leading up to Election Day, but Republican Rick Scott’s “Clear Choice Bus Tour” was done like none other in the state this campaign season. It operates like a presidential campaign. Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel […]

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First Family vacations in Florida Panhandle to aid floundering tourism industry

By on August 16th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:13 pm

The First Family’s 27-hour trip to the Gulf region was a mix of business and pleasure. The President brought his family to the Florida Panhandle to promote a tourism industry that has been battered by the oil spill in the […]

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First Lady makes stop in Florida Panhandle

By on July 13th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:24 pm

First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to the Gulf Coast to speak with local residents and officials about the impact of the oil spill. She made a brief stop in Panama City Beach with a speech trying to lure would be […]

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State pushing the sales of Florida seafood

By on July 1st, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:42 pm

The Florida Department of Agriculture is partnering with three major grocery retailers to promote the state’s seafood products. Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel Gomes reports.

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