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Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency for Heavy Rain Event

By on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 26 counties, including Alachua County Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service has issued flood or flash flood warnings in several counties throughout North Central Florida.

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Governor Scott Swears in New Lieutenant Governor

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]

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In the News: Colombia-bound Scott, Pope joins Twitter, NYC homeless man hides boots, SeaWorld dolphin bites Georgia girl

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 10:38 am

Gov. Rick Scott headed to Colombia with huge delegation to promote Florida business – Gov. Rick Scott heads to Colombia today to drum up business with Florida’s second-largest trading partner, his seventh overseas trip since taking office. The Tampa Bay [...]

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Governor’s veto of tuition hike bill brings mixed reactions

By on April 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

Governor Rick Scott’s veto of a bill to allow two state universities to raise tuition by 15% has administrators scrambling and their students celebrating.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports:

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