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Church and state debate in north Florida

A monument outside a courthouse in Bradford County has sparked some recent debate. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Keaton Webb reports on the controversy surrounding the Ten Commandments Monument. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/10-Commandments-WRAP.mp3|titles=10 Commandments WRAP]

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New poll shows presidential race looking more positive for Romney in Florida

Things may be looking better for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney among Florida voters.  A new poll from the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute shows him pulling ahead of President Obama.  Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Peter Brown says this isn’t unique to the state of Florida. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Brown1QuinPoll.mp3] The …

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Out-of-state congressional donations on the rise

It’s happening in several congressional races, in states like Nebraska, Montana and Ohio. Millions of dollars from out-of-state donors and outside groups are fueling candidates’ war chests. Last week in Indiana, outside money helped Richard Mourdock beat out six-term incumbent Senator Dick Lugar in the GOP primary.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip …

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