Florida and feds in a showdown over when to test students still learning English

Federal education officials have decided Florida does not know best when it comes to school accountability and English-language learners. State legislators, supported by educators and advoca …

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Despite owing $90,000 in back taxes, developer was appointed to county board

Based on a glowing recommendation, Pinellas County commissioners in April unanimously appointed developer Roger Broderick to the board of a county agency that promotes affordable housing. B …

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    Fla poll: Rick Scott 44%, Charlie Crist 41%, Adrian Wyllie 4%

    The latest Survey USA  robo poll for WFLA-8,shows Rick Scott leading Charlie Crist, but within the 4.2 percent margin of error. From WFLA:...

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    SoundBytes: Slash, Gin Blossoms, Tove Lo and more

    -- The All-American Rejects performed at Busch Gardens over the weekend, and they got a nice little bonus for their troubles -- a sneak peek at the long-delayed Falcon's Fury ride, which must finally be close to opening. Busch Gardens tweeted out a photo of the band on the ride over the weekend....

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    Allowing gay people to get married would be good for Florida's economy too

    The people in Florida fighting same-sex marriage are going to lose. Arc of the moral universe and whatnot....

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