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Monday, Apr 27, 2015

Politics

Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure

WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Hillsborough commissioners exploiting term limits loophole

Hillsborough commissioners exploiting term limits loophole

TAMPA — Term limits, popular among Florida voters, have shown limited success in breaking the cycle of career politicians.
Published: 04/26/15
Health care money divides Legislature

Health care money divides Legislature

TALLAHASSEE — As lawmakers continue to debate the possible loss of $2 billion in federal health care money and how it could impact the state, the latest financial reports show some hospitals would maintain healthy profits even without the fede...
Published: 04/26/15
Documents: Many players contribute to standoff on Medicaid expansion

Documents: Many players contribute to standoff on Medicaid expansion

The first casualty of the legislative process often is clarity.
Published: 04/26/15
Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

JACKSONVILLE – Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: “Get a life.”
Published: 04/25/15
Dick Greco keeps fit, youthful at 81 with St. Pete walks, wife's help

Dick Greco keeps fit, youthful at 81 with St. Pete walks, wife's help

When Dick Greco married Dr. Linda McClintock 20 years ago, he joked with friends that he needed someone to care for him as he grew older. McClintock, who is 20 years younger, is instead using her medical skills to keep her 81-year-old husband young.
Published: 04/25/15
House OKs end to ‘growler’ prohibition, sends bill to governor

House OKs end to ‘growler’ prohibition, sends bill to governor

The House on Friday joined the Senate in supporting the end of the state’s prohibition on brewers being able to fill 64-ounce containers known as “growlers” for off-site consumption. Currently, brewers can only fill containers of other sizes.
Published: 04/25/15

Medical pot rule challenger has no standing, state says

TALLAHASSEE — Attorneys for state health regulators have a week to persuade a judge to toss out a challenge to a proposed medical-marijuana rule in a case that could hinge on whether a nursery was “pregnant” when its owner filed ...
Published: 04/25/15
‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

It wasn’t the stripper school that earned the Odessa mansion a unanimous finding of non-compliance by the code enforcement board. The mansion ran afoul of the county by holding special events without a permit and running a business in a residential district.
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15

Abortion waiting period bill goes to Gov. Scott

A bill to require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.
Published: 04/24/15