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Gainesville To Allow Alcohol In Vehicles for Hire

Taking a “roadie” to the bar is legal again in Gainesville, in some circumstances, including Uber. The city passed an ordinance allowing open alcoholic beverage containers in vehicles for hire Thursday. The clause states that drivers cannot be in possession of open alcoholic beverage containers, but does allow passengers to have them in …

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Legal Challenges Mount Over New Water Standards

After the Seminole Tribe of Florida launched a legal challenge earlier in the month, the city of Miami and a paper-mill industry group also are taking aim at controversial new state water-quality standards. The city and the group Florida Pulp and Paper Association Environmental Affairs, Inc., filed separate challenges during …

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Push Continues For Florida Lethal Injection Details

Lawyers representing Arizona Death Row inmates aren’t backing down from a battle with Florida corrections officials over the release of documents related to execution drugs, part of a drawn-out challenge to Arizona’s lethal-injection process. The Florida Department of Corrections is refusing to release the documents, arguing that the information is …

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