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Documentary on Florida’s troubled foster care system draws big St. Pete crowd

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A new film focusing on Florida’s troubled foster care system drew a large crowd at a screening in Gulfport Wednesday night. ‘Foster Shock’ is a documentary highlighting the ills of the state’s child welfare system showed how a government body had completely turned over the responsibility and care of children to contracted, for-profit companies, who, in turn, contract out the work to other companies, exposing minors to dangers such as violence, drugs, sex trafficking and criminalization. Directed by Mari Frankel…

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Half of U.S. voters embarrassed with Donald Trump as president, Quinnipiac poll finds

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Six weeks before the Iowa Caucuses open the 2016 presidential race in earnest, Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz lead the Republican field nationally, but Trump trails either Democratic candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and 50 percent of American voters say they would be embarrassed to have Trump as president, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released Tuesday. Trump has 28 percent of the GOP pack, with Cruz of Texas at…

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Marco Rubio leads Hillary Clinton by 5 points in new Quinnipiac Poll

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Donald Trump has a narrow, 1-point lead over Ben Carson in the latest Quinnipiac poll of Republican presidential candidates, 24-23 percent. But Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz are rising. Rubio is third in the national survey with 14 percent support, and Cruz is right behind at 13 percent. Jeb Bush is fifth with 4 percent.  No other candidate gets more than 3 percent. Among Republicans, 25 percent of voters say they “would definitely not support” Trump, with 23 percent who would…

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Donald Trump leads GOP field in new Quninnipiac poll

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July continues to be the month of Donald Trump in the GOP presidential campaign, as the New York businessman/celebrity has taken the lead nationally in a new Quinnipiac poll released Thursday morning. Trump gets 20 percent support, followed by Scott Walker at 13 point, and Jeb Bush at 10 percent. No other Republican gets more than six percent (there’s a four-way tie there: Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul & Dr. Ben Carson), while 12 percent are undecided. But not all is nirvana…

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