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Riverview woman sues electrical contractor for assault, attempted rape

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With an electrician left alone at her home, a Riverview resident was beaten and attacked with a knife as the worker attempted to rape her. “Jane Doe” is suing the electrical company, Big Daddy Electric and its owner, Aaron Allen, after an employee attacked the tenant of the property they were working at. Doe claims the company should have known of the potential danger posed by the employee. A background check performed by Doe revealed the employee was convicted of…

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Richard Corcoran to lobbyists: Cool your jets

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Florida House members better get used to flying commercial. House Speaker-designate Richard Corcoran is expected to announce new rules Thursday, including one that would prohibit members from flying on planes owned, leased, or paid for by lobbyists. The proposed rule change is meant to end a common practice among lawmakers and the influence industry, according to a sources close to the incoming House speaker. The practice of hopping a ride on a lobbyist’s plane is considered fairly common. Lawmakers often…

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