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New College of Florida financial proposal faces questions

The review of the business plan came as the college's board of trustees is expected to choose a new president.

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Congress averts shutdown with a 45-day stopgap funding bill

Lawmakers passed a bipartisan measure just hours before a funding lapse was set to furlough hundreds of thousands of federal employees.

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Miami-Dade jails seemingly on track to avoid federal sanctions

The county manages six detention facilities and about 4,500 inmates a day on average, making it the seventh-largest in the nation.

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Surfside officials give conditional OK to preserving Champlain memorial space

Opponents fought against the plan by the developer to place a loading dock on the same bordering street as the memorial park.

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Biden administration begins cautioning feds to prepare for a shutdown

Degree of organization varies across government as agencies note a funding lapse could still be avoided.

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Florida Supreme Court orders justification for FPL electric rate settlement

Base-rate issues are closely watched, as they involve billions of dollars, make up large portions of customers’ monthly bills and help determine how much profit that utilities can earn.

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Cannabis banking bill closer to a vote in the U.S. Senate

The bill would address a problem that has led to half of the nation’s cannabis dispensaries being robbed or burglarized.

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Florida Atlantic University interim president gets backing to be offered job

Stacy Volnick was FAU’s chief operating officer and VP for administrative affairs before accepting the interim presidency.

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Senate to advance short-term funding measure as shutdown deadline nears

But the House is continuing to pursue deep cuts to spending that stand no chance across Capitol Hill or in the White House.

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North Florida sheriff says his county is being ‘inundated’ by bears

'We have a much larger bear population because we've been protecting bears for so long,' Franklin County Sheriff A.J. Smith said.

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What does it take to end a government shutdown?

The end of past budget impasses have often played out as calculations of policy goals versus the political pain needed to achieve them, but when the goal is unclear how do you know who wins? 

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New College of Florida: What does making it the “Hillsdale of the South” really mean?

Michigan’s Hillsdale College, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ model in his Florida higher ed revamp, promotes political perspective at heart of the modern conservative worldview. 

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Florida gambling regulators target fantasy sports firms

The Florida Gaming Control Commission’s crackdown places season-long fantasy sports games in the crosshairs, just as the football season picks up.

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Richard Corcoran makes pitch for New College of Florida presidency

He's one of three finalists vying for the top job at the Sarasota liberal-arts school, which has undergone a controversial overhaul in recent months.

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Florida will soon have a new state Emergency Operations Center

The new facility in Tallahassee will provide space for up to 1,000 people.

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School book battles continue in Florida

At issue: Did a local school board violate First Amendment and equal-protection rights in removing 10 books from school-library shelves and restricting access to more than 150 others?

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Broward schools employees will soon be getting bigger paychecks, thanks to tax referendum

The additional money, referred to as 'supplementals,' should begin showing up in employees’ paychecks next month.