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Florida House goes Michael Bay with Irma recovery video

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The Florida House of Representatives graphics team has done it again, putting together an uplifting 5-minute clip about the state’s recovery after Hurricane Irma.

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Joe Henderson: Public schools need to take victories where they can get them

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Florida’s public schools should go on red alert any time the state Legislature is in session because that usually means the lives of students, teachers and administrators is about to change for the worse. With that in mind, I’ll cautiously give an approving nod to a vote Monday by the House Education Committee that could – repeat, could – lead to some needed reforms. Place your bets. As Scott Powers reported for FloridaPolitics.com, a key provision in HB 773 would…

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Florida campaign weekender for Sept. 10-11

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Saturday, Sept. 10 State Rep. Dana Young, running for Senate District 18, will celebrate the opening of her Carrollwood campaign office with some Super Saturday canvassing. Starting at 9:15 a.m., Young will be on hand for a meet-and-greet with supporters, the campaign team, and volunteers, followed by a neighborhood walk. Joining Young for the event are members of the North Hillsborough Republican Club. Bagels and coffee will be provided. The Carrollwood campaign office is at 14499 N. Dale Mabry Highway,…

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