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Today on Context Florida: Republican Crazy Peak, bad bear week and mastering core subjects

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Today on Context Florida: It’s “Crazy Peak” time for Republican presidential candidates, says Jac VerSteeg. At the moment, that favors two candidates with Florida ties: Donald Trump and Ben Carson. When the peaks flatten, as Trump’s might already be doing, two other Floridians – Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio – will benefit. But Rubio will benefit more than Bush. VerSteeg says when Republican voters decide they want a more electable candidate, they will turn to someone like Jeb Bush or Marco…

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Statement by Representative Janet Long to veto of SB6

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I strongly commend Governor Crist for taking a stand in support of Florida’s children and teachers by vetoing Senate Bill 6. “Improving and reforming the education system should be a bipartisan effort developed in concert with Florida’s teachers and others. Unfortunately, Senate Bill 6 succumbed to partisan politics over what is in the best interest of our students, teachers, and all Floridians. “I believe that changes to the education system should not involve shoving unproven, divisive ideas down everyone’s throats.…

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Craig Sher endorses Scott Wagman for Mayor

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From one millionaire to another: “I’m supporting Scott because he is the best candidate. He stands for enhanced public safety, enhancing our educational system and he understands the importance of baseball to our community.”

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