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Agriculture experience influences Florida Senate candidate Wilton Simpson

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 7:39 am

Unopposed Florida Senate District 18 candidate, Wilton Simpson, said agriculture will be a top priority during his two-year term. Simpson is the president of Pasco County Farm Bureau’s board of directors and has been a member of the Florida Farm Bureau since the late 1970s.

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In the News: Florida Amendment 4, Bogus letters, Charter schools, Foreign policy debate, TSA theft

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 23, 2012 at 10:12 am

Not many are familiar with page-long Amendment 4 – Florida voters will decide on Amendment 4, a state constitutional amendment opponents say could shift a greater property tax burden to existing homeowners. Supporter say first-time homebuyers, businesses and snowbirds would [...]

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Advocates question Florida Legislature’s decision to decline health care funding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Child health advocates are questioning the Florida Legislature’s decision earlier this year to get rid of funding that could potentially reduce the number of children being abused.

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In the News: Bravo indicted, New Florida license plates, Florida identity theft, Florida child-abuse-reporting law, Less religious affiliation in U.S., North Korean missiles

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 11:44 am

Bravo indicted for murder in Aguilar case – Pedro A. Bravo, 18, has been indicted on the charges of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the disappearance of Christian Aguilar, 18, a student at the University of Florida. Aguilar has been missing [...]

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In the News: FBI reward, presidential debate, American Airlines, Facebook share, illegal immigrant, Florida justices

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 10:28 am

FBI offers $50,000 reward for terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, alleged co-conspirator with Tarek Mehanna – The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the capture of terrorism suspect Ahmad Abousamra, who once lived in Mansfield, Mass., and [...]

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