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DeSantis Orders Elections Security Review

Eight days after being notified that Russia hacked into two Florida county's election records during the 2016 election, Gov. DeSantis directed the Secretary of State to conduct a review of the security of state and county elections systems.

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D’Alemberte Remembered As ‘Definition Of A Statesman’

D’Alemberte, who died suddenly Monday at age 85, had a list of accomplishments --- including serving as president of the American Bar Association, president of Florida State University and dean of the school’s College of Law --- that were on par with a humanitarian legacy evidenced by the outpouring of affection and respect as news of his death spread.

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Felon Voting Debate Focuses On Financial Obligations

The Florida House of Representatives is considering a proposal that would change the definition of a "completed sentence" for felons looking to have their voting rights restored under November's Amendment 4. Under the bill, felons would have to pay all court fees, fines and restitution to be eligible for the “automatic” vote restoration.

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What’s The Future Of Sunscreen In Florida? Environmentalists And Doctors Burn In Disagreement

Dermatologists disagree with a Senate bill prohibiting the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals that could pose a threat to coral reefs. Similar bills have already been passed by Hawaii's state legislature and The Key West City Commission.

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