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The end for SaintPetersBlog

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Ever since I acquired the rights to the perfect domain for my efforts — FloridaPolitics.com — I knew that one day, this website would have to be put out to pasture. Well, after more than 51,000 posts, this is the final one. Going forward, I am devoting my full energies to the Florida Politics brand, whether it be the website, email programs like “Sunburn” and “Last Call,” or our gorgeous, award-winning INFLUENCE Magazine.

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Takeaways from Tallahassee — FSU takes on campus names, markers

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Florida State University President John Thrasher announced the members of the President’s Advisory Panel on University Namings and Recognitions, according to a news release. “I want to thank the members of this panel for their willingness to take on this important matter,” Thrasher said in a statement. “I expect them to be deliberate, to be thoughtful and to seek input from the entire Florida State community as they do their work.” (The full release with names of the members is here.) The panel was…

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.5.17

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. Barring a last-minute reprieve, which almost certainly won’t happen, Florida will execute Michael Ray Lambrix at 6 p.m. tonight. The 57-year-old, also known as Cary Michael Lambrix, was convicted of the 1983 killings of Clarence Moore Jr. and Aleisha Bryant. Prosecutors say he killed them with tire-iron and by strangling after an evening of drinking at his trailer near…

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Exclusive: Major Puerto Rico power restoration project awarded to small, untested vendor 

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Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, FloridaPolitics.com learned the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) — per the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) guidance — has selected a tiny, two-man company with fewer than two years of experience and merely $1 million in annual revenue to repair its massive and critical 230KV electricity transmission line.

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.4.17

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Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. In September, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank wrote a click-baiter about how Donald Trump was killing him. Literally.

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics – 10.3.17

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Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica. Florida’s elected officials reacted on Twitter to the Las Vegas shooting that left 59 people dead and wounding more than 500. Here’s a selection: U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson): “Thoughts & prayers are with the victims of this horrific attack. At some point we, as a society, have to stand up and say enough is enough.” U.S. Sen. Marco…

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Here’s why Rick Baker’s latest ads are so awful

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How awful are mayoral candidate Rick Baker‘s new television ads? They’re so awful that the Rick Kriseman campaign is paying to sponsor a post on Facebook that essentially promotes them.

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