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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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Citrus Forecast Improves But ‘Trying Times’ Remain

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly forecast predicted that this year's Florida orange harvest will be enough to fill an estimated 71 million boxes, an increase of 2 million boxes from February. But, even with the revised forecast, the season remains on pace to be the worst for the citrus industry in five decades.

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