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Sine Die: 6:02 p.m.


House Sergeant-at-Arms Earnie Sumner (left) and Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Don Severance, drop their hankies in the fourth floor rotunda in the traditional Sine Die ceremony.  [Times photo | Scott Keeler]

After reluctantly passing the Senate's version of a bill to cover autism, the House has adjourned. The 2008 legislative session is over.

"It has been an honor and a privilege to serve with each of you," House Speaker Marco Rubio said, hoisting a cup of Cuban coffee.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:56am]


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