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Today on Context Florida: Florida’s Constitution & the courts, trumping the GOP and handling grief

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Today on Context Florida: It’s been fun blaming the Florida Legislature for gerrymandering and all that, Henry Kelley says, but GOP state Rep. Mike Hill from Pensacola penned an interesting letter to House Speaker Steve Crisafulli. In part, he wrote: “Under the guise of interpreting Sections 20 and 21 of Article III of the Florida Constitution — Florida’s new Redistricting Amendments — the court is systematically rewriting the Constitution,” Hill wrote. “Most significantly, the Court has cast aside the notion of…

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For Gators, the burning questions begin at quarterback

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Say this for Jim McElwain. The new Florida coach is a happy enough guy. Despite inheriting a University of Florida football team that has been mediocre for a while, despite a difficult schedule and despite meager expectations, McElwain is an enternal good mood. He talks about his team having “15 opportunities” to play this fall, which would include a playoff and a national title game. Along the way, however, McElwain has some questions to answer. Here they are, then. The…

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