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FSU, Florida rank in top 10 in all-time Associated Press football poll

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There is no doubt of the strength of the Florida football programs. Ask your father. Or your grandfather. Or you great-grandfather. In fact, the schools have always been close, from the time neither mattered very much to the time they were fighting for titles. So says The Associated Press, which has ranked its top 100 teams all-time. And despite late starts, FSU, Florida and Miami all rank in the historic top 13 football programs. FSU, with three national titles, finished…

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James leads Cavs to historic comeback for NBA Championship

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When Cleveland finally won its championship, and residents have been waiting to read that sentence for more than half-century, it was because the King would not allow anything else. Forget a 3-1 defecit. Forget the two-time MVP on the other team. Forget Game Seven being at the home of the Golden State Warriors. LeBron James willed the Cavs to win the NBA title, 93-89. It was James’ third NBA title, but his first since coming home to Cleveland. He had…

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Champions and chumps of governmental transparency

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From the Tallahassee Democrat: A selection of legislators who have acted in the interest of Florida’s Sunshine Laws or who have sponsored bills that are contrary to them. Champions: •Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland. Dockery is Senate sponsor of a bill to enact the recommendations of the Governor’s Commission on Open Government. She was a member of the commission. •Rep. Keith Fitzgerald, D-Sarasota. House sponsor of a bill that would open the legislative process, particularly budget negotiations. •Rep. Clay Ford, R-Gulf…

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