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Overseas online voting: What could possibly go wrong?

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I want to go on record saying that I have the deepest respect, regard and admiration for those brave souls who serve in our nation’s military. I sincerely recognize that the threat to global stability is real and, yes, we definitely want and need them on that wall. With that said… There are two bills making their way through the Legislature that have to do with online voting and voter registration. On one hand, we have Senate Bill 228 by Jeff…

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Florida jobless rate remains unchanged; Rick Scott touts job gains

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Florida’s unemployment rate remained flat in March at 5.7 percent, unchanged from February, but down .8 percent from a year ago, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity. The DEO report can be found here. It indicates there are 548,000 Floridians looking for work while another 33,000 fell out of the state labor pool compared with a month ago. The U.S. unemployment rate is 5.5 percent and 21 states have lower unemployment rates than Florida,…

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