The Cubans are coming, again

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  Florida, Immigration, News  /  No Comments

AP file photo

Cuban exiles once again are making haste for the shore of the United States. Why do they risk their lives to come to the here?

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Florida Department of Health to spend $7 million on Ebola preparedness

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Center for Disease Control

There are no confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Florida. Still, state health officials are spending millions preparing for possible infections.

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Federal workers abuse purchase cards at public expense

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  California, Congress, Florida, Government Waste, National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

PUBLIC HOLD-UP: Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., calls the level of Government Purchase Card spending is "startling." Two years after Congress tried to curb the practice, auditors report that purchases of personal items and services continues on the public dime.

Federal employees are running amok with government credit cards, making thousands of personal purchases at the public’s expense.

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Former candidate faces felony charges, is screened for Ebola

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Florida, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of ballotpedia.org

You’ve heard of voter fraud, but the latest Sunshine State election arrest comes with a twist — candidate fraud. Plus, an Ebola screening at a Florida airport.

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FDOC opening five new facilities to house growing prison population

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Florida  /  No Comments

Robin Gavinski wrongly spent 417 days in prison due to a calculation error by the Department of Corrections. Now the state is repaying Gavinski with $7,600.

While crime in Florida has been falling steadily since 1993, the incarceration rate has increased more than 40 percent.

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Orthodontist takes Obamacare fight to federal appeals court

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Kawa Orthodontics

It might be a long shot, but a South Florida orthodontist isn’t backing down from a fight he picked with the Obama administration.

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