The Point, Jan. 6, 2020: Florida’s Political Battles Won’t Just Be Limited To The Presidential Vote In 2020

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Today’s top Florida stories

• News Service of Florida: Presidency Not The Only Big Vote Facing Floridians

• Ocala Star-Banner: UF Health Shands continues buying Ocala property

• The Alligator: Gainesville, UF react to death of top Iranian general in strike

• WTSP: Hanged and forgotten, until now. How Tampa could honor lynching victims

• Miami Herald: Investors sue Florida’s biggest marijuana company claiming stock fraud

• Palm Beach Post: Trump, GOP slam NFL player protests — and rake in millions from owners

• Orlando Sentinel: Orlando hotel taxes don’t pay for roads or housing like in other cities. One reason: Disney and Universal’s political power

• Tampa Bay Times: How the Pinellas Sheriff’s Office boosts its rape stats without solving cases

• Florida Politics: No. 1 on the list of Florida Politicians of the Decade: Rick Scott

• Florida Times-Union: 1 dead following Jacksonville officer-involved shooting

• Tallahassee Democrat: Will Florida Republican Party HQ leave Tallahassee and head south after 2020?

• Sun Sentinel: Prosecutors back off felony claim against Patriots owner Robert Kraft

• AP: White nationalist who ran for Marco Rubio’s senate seat arrested in Florida

• Politifact: No, this Florida school did not ditch Common Core and then soar to No. 1

• NPR News: Evangelicals Rally For Trump In Miami


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About today’s curator

I’m Ethan Magoc, a news editor at WUFT. Originally from Pennsylvania, I’ve found a home telling Florida stories. I’m part of a team searching each morning for local and state stories that are important to you; please send feedback about today’s edition or ideas for stories we may have missed to emagoc@wuft.org.

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