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Putnam Breakfast Serves Up Big Helping Of Politics

Florida neurosurgeon Ben Carson speaks at a breakfast hosted by Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam at the RNC in Cleveland Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (Caitie Switalski/WUFT News)

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam hosted a “Florida Grown Breakfast” for the state’s Republican National Convention delegates Tuesday and sought to highlight some of the products he oversees. But political futures and hot-button issues got most of the attention. While the immediate focus at the convention is furthering real-estate mogul …

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New Poll Shows Clinton Leading In Florida

In this photo taken June 15, 2016, Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton  speaks in Hampton, Va. Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by a margin of 47 percent to 39 percent in Florida's critical presidential contest, after being in a virtual deadlock last month, according to a poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University. . (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

With Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton heading into their party conventions, polls this week gave conflicting pictures about the presidential race in Florida. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist Poll released Friday showed Clinton leading Trump by a margin of 44 percent to 37 percent in a head-to-head matchup …

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