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Congressional aide probe includes workers in six Florida Democrats’ offices

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Arrested Democratic congressional staffer Imran Awan or his relatives — all reportedly under federal criminal investigation — also worked for five other Democratic Florida members of Congress besides U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is on the hot seat.

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IT provider Vology announces major Pinellas County expansion, adding 200 jobs

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One of the nation’s largest managed information technology service providers is making a major expansion in Pinellas County, adding hundreds of local jobs over the next few years. IT company Vology announced plans Wednesday for 200 new jobs in the area within the next four years. Headquartered in Clearwater, the company has hired 80 staff members in 2016 and now employs 400 people nationwide, 310 of them in Pinellas County. A statement on the expansion project coincided with a congratulatory visit…

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Today on Context Florida: Refugees past and present, Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and IT buzzwords

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Today on Context Florida: With the news of Jeb Bush and other politicians calling for discrimination against Muslims in admitting Syrian refugees to the United States, Martin Dyckman is reminded of a parallel in history – American opposition to admitting Jewish refugees in the 1930s. Then, the pretext was that the Jews might include German spies. Never mind that the U.S. abounded with native-born, German-speaking Nazi sympathizers. Any form of religious discrimination is an insult to the American flag, Dyckman says.…

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AIF launches focus groups to improve Florida gov’t information technology

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Associated Industries of Florida is taking a closer look at information technology used in state government, to offer recommendations for ways to provide better service to all Floridians. AIF announced the launch of three focus groups on Monday – Cyber Security, Education and Health Care, and an IT Stakeholders panel — each made up of technology and business leaders selected to support the group’s Information Technology Council (ITC). Created in early 2006, the ITC was designed to get feedback from service and…

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