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Next Senate President Puts Focus On Universities

Highlighting what is expected to be one of the focuses of his tenure as Senate president, Sen. Joe Negron announced Monday he will take a four-day “listening tour” of state universities. Negron, R-Stuart, said he would visit each of Florida’s 12 public universities — literally traveling from Pensacola to Miami …

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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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