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State backs off newspaper probe

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February

The Florida Elections Commission says it will not again investigate a Wakulla County newspaper it once accused of being in violation of Florida election laws because it mentioned two political candidates. In federal court Wednesday, responding to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, Assistant Attorney General George Was said the state agency does not investigate newspapers and is now convinced that Wakulla Independent Reporter publisher Julia Hanway is publishing a newspaper.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:31pm]

    

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