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After Yale rejection, Rick Scott asks more Connecticut companies to move to Florida

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Like most people who apply, Gov. Rick Scott was rejected by Yale when he suggested the Ivy League university founded in 1701 pull up stakes and move to Florida. Yale said they were flattered “to be recognized as an outstanding asset,” but said no thanks. That hasn’t stopped Scott from continuing to court Connecticut companies, however. On Wednesday the governor doubled down, citing an Orlando Sentinel report listing a slate of CT-based firms that could benefit financially from a move, and issued an…

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