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House, Senate still divided over major budget items

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Florida legislators tried over the weekend to hammer out budget decisions on everything from hospital spending to money for Everglades restoration. But as they slogged through spreadsheets, proviso language and dollar amounts fault lines quickly developed between the House and Senate over everything from member-backed projects, education policy and whether to borrow money to pay for land acquisition and other environmental projects. Some legislators had been hopeful that they could reach a deal on the budget by the end of…

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