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Why have Florida teams forgotten how to play NFL Football?

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This is the state of Don Shula. Dan Marino played here. Lee Roy Selmon. And Tony Boselli. Larry Csonka. Derrick Brooks. Maurice Jones-Drew. The Dolphins won Super Bowls. The Bucs won a Super Bowl. Hall of Famers stopped by. Over the years, this state has figured out a thing or two about pro football. Why, then, can’t anyone play it anymore? The Dolphins are 1-2 and in last place in the AFC East. They’re coming off a 41-14 loss to…

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Struggling state-sponsored health insurance program is being managed by Tallahassee lobbyist

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Interesting report from Christine Jordan Sexton: A struggling state-sponsored health insurance program is being managed by Tallahassee lobbyist and political operative Lauren McCarthy, who receives $5,000 a month for part-time work. Meanwhile, state records still list her as representing private clients with ties to the health-care industry. Florida Health Choices, planned as an insurance exchange for people seeking non-traditional, inexpensive benefits, hired McCarthy in late July to work for up to five months getting the organization set up. McCarthy isn’t…

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