Surveillance City: Public workers, police to wear body cameras in Miami Beach

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Miami Beach has a reputation for being Florida’s fashion capital. True to form, city employees will soon be outfitted with a new accessory – body-cameras.

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Border kids a boon for charities receiving federal grants

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Florida, National, News  /  No Comments

PNI Migrants dropped at Greyhound bus stations

Florida nonprofits have taken in more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who illegally crossed the southern border, but those organizations are being paid handsomely by taxpayers for their charity.

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Funding the navigators: Florida’s Obamacare helpers get another $6.8 million

By   /  September 16, 2014  /  Florida, Health Care, News, Obamacare  /  No Comments

UNDER SCRUTINY: Kansas Obamacare Navigators would face more stringent restrictions and regulations under a new bill examined by state senators Tuesday.

Signing up new participants may not be nearly as difficult this time around as properly re-enrolling existing customers.

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Florida anti-school choice group wants Catholic judge to recuse herself

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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A group called Fund Education Now wants a state circuit court judge to recuse herself from an education dispute because she’s Catholic.

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‘Bumper crop of litigation’ threatens school choice in Florida

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  Education, Florida, News  /  No Comments

photo courtesy of Faith Manuel

The latest of three lawsuits threatening school choice in Florida was filed last week. If it is successful, 67,000 children from low-income families will be forced out of the schools they chose and back into the traditional public schools they had opted out of.

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Florida voters say yes to SkyRise tower, but now what?

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

EN LAS ALTURAS: Algunos votantes no saben que el desarrollador solicitó a la Legislatura incentivos para construir la torre Skyrise.  (Photo taken from Skyrise project presentation).

Voters say a skyscraper in downtown Miami is a good idea, but some question whether voters actually knew what they were approving.

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