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Recording: Woman lay in parking lot 18 minutes, later died

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A woman who collapsed and later died after being forcibly removed from a Florida hospital lay in the parking lot beside a police officer’s car for nearly 18 minutes before a doctor readmitted her, according to police dash-cam audio and video released on Wednesday. Attorneys for the family of Barbara Dawson renewed their charges of negligence against Liberty Calhoun Hospital and Blountstown Police as multiple state agencies continue their investigation into Dawson’s Dec. 21 death. “We have heard that time…

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RPOF hosts spring quarterly meeting in Orlando

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The first Republican Party of Florida quarterly meeting with Blaise Ingoglia in charge kicks off Friday night in Orlando. The two-day event includes a number of seminars for party members on items such as dealing with campaign finance issues and how to deal with the media. We are hearing a lot of buzz and excitement from those attending the RPOF quarterly meeting about that media and messaging tutorial because it will be led by GOP-fabulous Sarah Bascom. Anyone who knows Bascom knows she…

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The Florida GOP’s new Comms Director and Press Secretary are…

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Here’s a Monday night shot: on Tuesday, expect the Republican Party of Florida to formally name Brad Herold as Executive Director. Your chaser — the RPOF will also reportedly name Wadi Gaitan as Communications Director and Mallory Deason as Press Secretary. Deason comes on board by way of Enterprise Florida – Gov. Rick Scott‘s brainchild-within-a-brainchild housed in the relatively new Department of Economic Opportunity – while Gaitan comes over from Majority Office of the GOP-controlled House of Representatives. Gaitan, whose bilingual skills should…

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