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Legal Challenges Mount Over New Water Standards

Legal challenges mount over new water standards

After the Seminole Tribe of Florida launched a legal challenge earlier in the month, the city of Miami and a paper-mill industry group also are taking aim at controversial new state water-quality standards. The city and the group Florida Pulp and Paper Association Environmental Affairs, Inc., filed separate challenges during …

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Push Continues For Florida Lethal Injection Details

Push Continues For Florida Lethal Injection Details

Lawyers representing Arizona Death Row inmates aren’t backing down from a battle with Florida corrections officials over the release of documents related to execution drugs, part of a drawn-out challenge to Arizona’s lethal-injection process. The Florida Department of Corrections is refusing to release the documents, arguing that the information is …

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Suicidal Man Shot by Florida Sheriff’s Deputy

Sheriff’s officials in Florida say a deputy fatally shot a suicidal man who refused to follow orders during a brief confrontation in a backyard near Orlando. The shooting happened Wednesday night after deputies stopped a man for driving recklessly. Orange County Sheriff’s spokesman Jeff Williamson said in a news release …

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Council Ousts DeBary Mayor Over City Charter Violations

Councilmembers in a small, central Florida city voted to oust their mayor after finding him guilty of eight counts of violating the city’s charter. The 4-0 vote to boot Clint Johnson came late Wednesday in DeBary, which is north of Orlando. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports Vice Mayor Lita Handy-Peters will …

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