Margie Menzel - News Service of Florida

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Scott Says Higher Ed Efforts ‘About Building A Workforce’

ORLANDO—Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday wrapped up a two-day higher education conference in Orlando with a list of goals that included making colleges and universities more affordable and more responsive to the needs of businesses. The second day of the “Degrees to Jobs Summit” included sessions about trying to make …

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State Drops Cases Against Planned Parenthood Clinics

After a new abortion law was signed by Gov. Rick Scott Friday, the state Agency for Health Care Administration has dismissed cases alleging Planned Parenthood clinics performed second-trimester abortions without proper licenses. The clinics, however, said they had not performed any illegal procedures and the agency used a shifting definition of what constitutes the first trimester of pregnancy to bring the allegations.

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