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Boca Raton doctor gives $100K to Scott's inaugural

A Boca Raton doctor and retired chairman of a medical device company donated $100,000 to Gov. Rick Scott’s inaugural events, the Florida Republican Party said Friday. 147 more words

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Scott campaign promise on schools getting pricier

State economists are forecasting that Florida classrooms could have close to 30,000 more students next year — making a little tougher a signature campaign promise made by Gov. 150 more words

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Florida House Democrats: Fewer seats but plenty of titles

The number of Florida House Democrats has shrunk, but that hasn’t stopped the caucus’s new leader, Rep. Mark Pafford of West Palm Beach, from handing out plenty of titles. 202 more words

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Like fastballs and line drives, baseball puns fly during Palm Beach County Commission spring training debate

With a proposed spring training project on the agenda, Palm Beach County commissioners couldn’t help themselves from pitching baseball puns Tuesday.

“I’m going to ask everybody to be short so we don’t have to go into” — pause — “extra innings,” County Mayor Shelley Vana said as the nearly hour-long discussion wore on. 212 more words

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