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State Fingerprint System Flawed, More Expensive To Maintain Than To Build

… in addition to delaying investigations, these problems could mean suspects weren’t identified during system searches, and criminal cases using some fingerprint evidence could be called into question.

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Florida Lawmakers Get to Work On Gun-Friendly Legislation

The Florida Legislature has set its sights on a slew of bills being pushed by gun advocates during this legislative session, which began this week.

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Groups Urge Florida Senators To Confirm President Obama’s Federal Judge Nominees

Progress Florida, along with other left-leaning political groups, sent a letter to both Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson of Florida asking them to quickly confirm four judges nominated to federal benches in Florida by President Obama.

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Universities Cutting Back On Full-Time Staff, Report Says

Among the state’s 12 four-year public universities, nine have seen cuts to full-time positions. Four of those schools increased part-time faculty, while five of them increased full-time management staff.

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Investigation Found Enterprise Florida Spent Half A Million Dollars On Lavish Restaurants, Hotels

The state’s economic development agency is under fire, again. This time, a recent report highlighted lavish spending by its staff, which prompted a watchdog group to ask the governor to launch an investigation.

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This Could Be The Year For In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students In Florida

Just a few days shy of the beginning of this year’s legislation session, there are signs that in-state tuition for undocumented students might pass.

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Report: Florida’s Economic Outlook is ‘Grim’

Florida’s economic outlook is not looking too good, according to a new report.

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Dunn Case Puts Stand Your Ground On Trial, Again

Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground Law is under fire again. The recent mistrial in the Michael Dunn case is to blame this time.

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Liberal SuperPAC Sets Sights On Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott is now in the crosshairs of a political action committee pushing for action on climate change.

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Rick Scott Now Holds Record For Most State Executions In First Term

During Gov. Rick Scott’s administration, there have been more state executions in his first term than in any other modern day Florida governor’s first term.

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