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'Climate change' ban draws tough talk

...officials who ban the words "climate change" are unwilling to face the facts, a not-so-subtle dig at Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration.Kerry, a longtime climate champion, said the officials are ignoring scientific facts. He spoke...
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Margaret Germain

...Germain of Seattle, WA, Tom Germain (JoDee Johnson) of Juneau; grandchildren Stacey Davis & Stephanie Oltmann (Rick), Scott Barnkow & Monika Barnkow, Mathew Mielke (Lizzie Solger) & Renai Mielke, Molly Antrim & Derek Antrim (Tamara Stafford...
Heisman character

...against their credibility in rape cases... and submission to physical intimidation was consent.Now only Florida Gov. Rick Scott can authorize a special prosecutor to review how the case was handled and his office has already deemed the investigation...
FSU and star QB Winston could face lawsuit

...that she intends to sue the school, the Tallahassee Police Department and the player himself.Also Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott's office released letters written to him in December by the accuser and her mother, imploring him to reconsider opening...
Once again, Florida is the national punchline

...the Joke State.And, by a stroke of good fortune, it's much easier to smile today than it was 12 years ago.Gov. Rick Scott should send a bushel of oranges to every voter in Ohio as thanks for getting Florida off the hook, and sparing the nation...
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Norquist's no-tax pledge is a plague

...Norquist has extended his no-taxes-no-how campaign to state lawmakers. In Florida, 41 legislators and Gov. Rick Scott have bent the knee to Norquist.The state pledge is even simpler than the federal version, making no stated exception...
Political, legal fights over school vouchers' fate

...Bob McDonnell allowing a tax credit for contributions to private school scholarship programs, and Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill expanding a similar program. Creating or expanding voucher or certain scholarship programs has been debated...
Governor Parnell plays politics on state health exchange decision

...tailoring a health insurance exchange for Alaska's unique remote conditions. Parnell now joins Rick Perry of Texas, Rick Scott of Florida, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Nikki Haley of South Carolina in rejecting the option to create a state health...
Politics in America: Only the rich need apply

...of which was her own money - in a failed effort to seize the governorship of California, or roughly $50 per vote. Rick Scott lavished more than $70 million of his and his family's fortune to snare the job as Florida's governor. Both campaigns...
Con: Can high-speed rail boost the US economy?

...speed of 79 miles per hour was far too slow to attract many passengers. Another Republican newcomer, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, is highly skeptical of the federal government's proposed 84-mile high-speed route from the Orlando airport to...


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