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Today on Context Florida: Donald Trump’s success, election tsunami, vice presidential picks and Harm Reduction

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Today on Context Florida: As the primary season continues and we near the GOP convention in July, one thing has become certain to Steven Kurlander. Whether the GOP likes it or not, Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee. What’s not certain is whether Trump the GOP nominee, or if elected president, will build on his brilliant exploitation of dissatisfaction to seize a moment in history to rebuild the American political system. It’s quite popular among out-of-touch Republican conservatives to…

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Miami-Dade’s needle exchange pilot project advances in House

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A bill that would authorize the University of Miami and its affiliates to establish a sterile needle and syringe exchange pilot program in Miami-Dade County has advanced in the Florida House of Representatives. The Disease Prevention Act (HB 81) is being sponsored by Sunrise Democrat Katie Edwards. It passed the House Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday, and now moves to the House floor. The bill has been floated in the Legislature for a number of years, and found success in the Senate,…

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