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Ga. group offers way to curb health care costs

...employees, including Evans, into its leadership posts.The organization tried unsuccessfully to persuade the Florida Legislature to pass the proposal last year.So far, according to McCutcheon, no Georgia lawmaker has committed to introducing...
Outlook poor for bills to limit drivers on cells

...don't think it's safe," said Delavalle, 48, "because sometimes you can get so into the conversation." The Florida Legislature could give Delavalle some more incentive to put down her phone, but likely won't. Multiple bills were filed...
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Hoops all-star wins in run-off

...Eagan (Minn.) City Council - Bob Heaton, college basketball, Indiana Legislature - Greg Hopkins, Arena Football League, Pennsylvania Legislature RACE UNDECIDED - Peter Boulware, NFL, Florida Legislature -- Associated Press
Marlins finalizing proposal for new ballpark

...Stadium since the team was founded in 1993. They have been pushing for a new stadium for years. In May, the Florida Legislature failed to approve a $60 million subsidy to help build a $490 million, retractable-roof stadium for the team...
Union says investigation is going too far

...Saturday from its toughest defeat of the season. For the fifth time in six years, the franchise struck out with the Florida Legislature, which denied the Marlins a $60 million subsidy for a new ballpark. The team plans to keep pursuing the Hialeah...
What's the trouble with middle school?

...environment, and some pupils aren't prepared for the middle school environment, Mrs. Pulliam said. IN JANUARY, the Florida Legislature asked its Office of Program Policy Analysis & Government Accountability to explore the trend in converting middle...
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Gov. Bush strikes moral tone with Republicans, but got the most rousing cheers when he ticked off a list of measures targeting abortion that passed the Florida Legislature this year. In their legislative session that ended Friday, Florida lawmakers approved tougher state regulations...
Deal with sex offenders harshly the mad dogs over into your neighbor's yard. The second pertains to the Jessica Lunsford Act passed by the Florida legislature that sets a mandatory sentence of 25 years to life for sex offenses on children younger than 12. Also, if these...
Across the southeast

...FLA. - After a convicted sex offender accused of killing a 9-year-old girl was arrested in Georgia, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that would strengthen punishments for sex offenders. Gov. Jeb Bush is expected to sign the Jessica...
Electric chair becomes rarity

...unusual, but state legislatures have slowly phased out its use with an eye toward legal precedents. In 1999, the Florida Legislature called a special session to make lethal injection an option after it appeared the courts might rule against the...