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Rick Scott focused on Irma recovery

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Gov. Rick Scott can’t stop, won’t stop as the state mops up from Hurricane Irma.

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Florida House passes bill cracking down on sober homes

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A crackdown on sober home corruption took a big step forward on Wednesday after House members unanimously voted to pass a bill strengthening the state’s role in prosecuting criminal and regulatory violations. Rep. Bill Hager, a Republican from Boca Raton who is sponsoring the measure (HB 807), hopes this is the next step toward stopping problems at substance abuse treatment centers in Florida. “Based on hearings we held, we found evidence of patient brokering, insurance fraud, human trafficking, forced labor…

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Ambrosia Treatment, NFL Hall of Famer launch ‘We Do Recover’ to remove addiction stigma

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NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter is leading a new movement to end the stigma of drug and alcohol addiction, which is helping to save lives by through getting more people struggling with substance abuse into recovery. Ambrosia Treatment Center, a nationwide substance abuse facility with locations in Port St. Lucie, Singer Island, and West Palm Beach, has partnered with Carter, the Hall of Fame wide receiver, to launch the “We Do Recover” movement. “We Do Recover” aims to help the…

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Full text of Obama’s speech addressing the oil spill

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Good evening.  As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges.  At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American.  Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al Qaeda wherever it exists.  And tonight, I’ve returned from a trip to the Gulf Coast to speak with you about the battle we’re waging against an oil spill that is assaulting our…

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Full text of Obama’s speech addressing the oil spill

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Good evening.  As we speak, our nation faces a multitude of challenges.  At home, our top priority is to recover and rebuild from a recession that has touched the lives of nearly every American.  Abroad, our brave men and women in uniform are taking the fight to al Qaeda wherever it exists.  And tonight, I’ve returned from a trip to the Gulf Coast to speak with you about the battle we’re waging against an oil spill that is assaulting our…

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