Search Emails, Text Messages of Cabinet Staff Regarding FDLE Commissioner’s Ouster

Search Emails, Text Messages of Cabinet Staff Regarding FDLE Commissioner’s Ouster

May 21, 2015

The documents provided so far indicate that Cabinet officials communicated about FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey's ouster and replacement.

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Published in Government, Open Records

FDLE: Crime Down, Except Rape, with Tallahassee Topping the List

FDLE: Crime Down, Except Rape, with Tallahassee Topping the List

May 21, 2015

In 2014, all state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies combined reported 7,104 forcible rapes, 365 more than the prior year.

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FCIR Wins Two Honors in Green Eyeshade Awards

May 14, 2015

The categories: Public Service in Radio Journalism and Online Investigative Reporting.

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Published in Blog, Journalism

To Catch the Devil

To Catch the Devil

May 14, 2015

Trevor Aaronson of FCIR expanded his reporting on FBI terrorism informant Robert Childs, now living in Key West, into a profile for Foreign Policy magazine.

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Published in Government, Justice

Florida’s Smallest Police Departments Get MRAPs

Florida’s Smallest Police Departments Get MRAPs

May 13, 2015

The U.S. Department of Defense has provided 47 mine-resistant armored vehicles, also known as MRAPs, to dozens of police agencies throughout the state.

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Published in Government, Justice

Visualized: Police Militarization in Florida

Visualized: Police Militarization in Florida

May 10, 2015

Since 2010, civilian law enforcement agencies in Florida have received more than $289 million worth of surplus military gear designed for wartime scenarios.

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Published in Government, Justice

State Budget Standoff Raises Possibility of Government Shutdown

State Budget Standoff Raises Possibility of Government Shutdown

May 6, 2015

Amid the uncertainty, local government officials are growing increasingly frustrated with the historic levels of obfuscation coming from the Capitol Complex in Tallahassee.

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Published in Government, Politics

WGCU-FCIR Collaboration Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

WGCU-FCIR Collaboration Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

April 23, 2015

"Florida's Shrinking Workforce" was named best news series.

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Published in Blog, Government, Journalism

Obama in Everglades: ‘Climate Change Can’t Be Denied’

Obama in Everglades: ‘Climate Change Can’t Be Denied’

April 22, 2015

Obama was here on Earth Day to highlight the future dangers associated with climate change.

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Published in Environment, Government

Gov. Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Fight Costs Taxpayers $775,000 In Legal Fees

Gov. Rick Scott’s Drug Testing Fight Costs Taxpayers $775,000 In Legal Fees

April 22, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott abandoned his 2011 executive order requiring random drug screens for more than three-quarters of Florida's state employees, as well as recipients of welfare programs. But not before racking up a legal bill that will cost taxpayers $775,000.

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Published in Government, Politics

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