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Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 4 2013, 12:44am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Spaniard completes route Ponce de Leon took 500 years ago
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
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Florida Republicans in all-out drive for Hispanic vote

Oct 24 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) - When Florida's Republican governor, Rick Scott, walked into a bustling campaign field ...
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Florida governor's race a dead heat, poll shows

Oct 22 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Cha ...
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Poland prolongs Polish soldiers mission in Central African Republic
Warsaw, Oct 26 (IANS) Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed a document prolonging the participation of Polish soldiers in the EU military operation in Central African Republic (CAR), media reported Saturday. | by IANS
US launches 22 air strikes against IS positions in Iraq
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) The US military has carried out 22 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq and one in Syria over the past two days, the US Central Command said Saturday. | by IANS
Hispanic leaders give Democrats ultimatum on deportation
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) Hispanic leaders from a dozen US states have delivered an ultimatum to the Democratic Party, threatening to back an independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election, if Obama administration does not halt deportations of undocumented migrants. | by IANS

Florida Governor's Race A Dead Heat: Poll

Oct 22 2014 1:06pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct 22 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott and his challenger for re-election, former Governor Charlie Crist, are locked in a dead heat in their race to run the nation's largest swing state, poll results released on Wednesday show. The Quinnipiac University Poll results show Scott, a Republican, and Crist, a former Republican ...
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South Florida City Votes To Secede Over State’s Refusal To Take Sea Level Rise Seriously

Oct 22 2014 10:54am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Vehicles negotiate heavily flooded streets as rain falls, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Miami Beach, Fla. Certain neighborhoods regularly experience flooding during heavy rains and extreme high tides. CREDIT: AP Photo/Lynne Sladky One small city in South Florida is willing to secede from the state if it means the threat of sea level rise will finally be taken seriously. The city commission of South Miami, FL — a city that sits just west of the University of Miami in C ...
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Rick Scott Refuses to Say If He Knowingly Delayed An Execution For A Political Fundraiser

Oct 22 2014 9:42am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Amelia Rosch is an intern for ThinkProgress. Florida attorney general Pam Bondi (left) and governor Rick Scott (right) CREDIT: AP Images – J. Pat Carter Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) refused to say if he had knowingly granted a request to delay an execution so that Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) could hold a political fundraiser, repeatedly saying “she apologized” instead. During a debate Tuesday night, the moderator asked Democratic nominee Charlie Crist if he belie ...
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Crist Has Edge in Tight Florida Race

Oct 22 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

A new St. Leo University poll in Florida finds Charlie Crist (D) leading Gov. Rick Scott in the race for governor by three points, 43% to 40%. ...
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Poll: Scott, Crist tied in Fla. governor's race

Oct 22 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: USATODAY

Quinnipiac Poll finds voters don't like either Gov. Rick Scott or Democrat Charlie Crist. ...
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Charlie Crist Opens His Mouth And Inserts His Foot During Last Gov Debate

Oct 22 2014 8:12am CDT | Source: Big Government

First it was his 'fan' now its his mouth that has gotten Charlie Crist in a heep of trouble with voters.  During the last debate between Crist and Republican Rick Scott, Crist teed it up for Republicans.  Debate moderator Jake Tapper framed a question around what a Florida small business owner said about the possibility that minimum wage would be raised to $10.10 an hour. The Orlando-area ...
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