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Donald Trump sues golf course neighbors, claims they cut down trees

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is suing eight residents whose properties back up to his South Florida golf course, alleging they are cutting down trees he planted to make the course more private for golfers. Residents say the landscaping that was part of Trump’s $200 million renovation of the signature Doral course is blocking their serene fairway views and damaging their home values. Some of the homes are worth $500,000 or more, but Trump says some of the properties are…

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Travis Hutson files bill to increase criminal penalties for undocumented Floridians

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Palm Coast Sen. Travis Hutson filed a bill on Wednesday that would create a separate, more severe class of penalties for Floridians who commit crimes while in the country illegally. Hutson’s bill — SB 150 ––  would enhance the penalties for crimes that fall under one of several statutory categories of violent crimes, if the offense is committed by someone who is unlawfully present in the United States. A first-degree misdemeanor assault charge, for instance, would carry the greater penalties of a third-degree felony under…

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