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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...federal officials and await guidance as "they develop procedures following the tragedy in Paris."FLORIDA (104)Gov. Rick Scott is calling on Congress to block attempts by the Obama administration to relocate Syrian refugees to Florida. The Republican...
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Bezos' space company to build, launch rockets

...the International Space Station and eventual taxi flights for astronauts.Tuesday's announcement drew Florida Gov. Rick Scott and other dignitaries excited about the prospect of more launches and jobs coming to Cape Canaveral, still recovering...
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Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...Issa said.Meanwhile, governors in at least a half-dozen states ordered Guardsmen to be armed, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott moved his state's Guard recruiters from storefronts in urban areas to armories.Ali said immigrants such as himself...
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Other states hold special sessions on budget

...of millions of dollars in federal aid to hospitals, with the Senate advocating for expansion and the House and Gov. Rick Scott adamantly opposed. The federal government has offered to extend the hospital funding for two years regardless of expansion...
Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

...Meanwhile, governors in at least a half-dozen states ordered National Guardsmen to be armed, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott moved his state's Guard recruiters from storefronts in urban areas to armories.In Tennessee, where the shooting...
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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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