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Judge Orders Information On Private Emails Used By Scott, Staff

There is more public records news here in the Sunshine State. This week a judge ruled Google and Yahoo will have to turn over some information about private email accounts used by Gov. Rick Scott and his staff. The ruling is part of a lawsuit claiming Scott’s administration has been skirting the state’s broad public records laws.
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Media Organizations File Amicus Brief In Public Records Case

Fourteen media organizations have filed an amicus brief backing the Brevard County Clerk in a case regarding whether a local public/private economic development agency’s documents are subject to the state’s public records laws.
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Redaction Causes Delays in Accessing Court Files

Mark Schneider: A statewide review, directed by the Florida Society of News Editors as part of Sunshine Week, found that new privacy requirements are slowing down public access to court records.
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Crisis Deepens for FAMU’s Famed Marching Band

Howard Goodman: Florida A&M University's Marching 100 has long been a joyous model of high-stepping, boisterous precision. But since the hazing death of a drum major, it has been an organization in crisis, its reputation in tatters.