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  • 3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill

    3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A trio of Florida governors joined forces on Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated illegally. Republican Govs. Rick Scott, Jeb Bush...
  • U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November. President Barack Obama has said...
  • Keystone pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections. The State Department said Friday that federal...
  • Universal Studios Japan to Open Wizarding World of Harry Potter in July

    It's turning into a very Harry Potter-filled summer for Warner Bros. and Universal. Universal Studios Japan will open its version of the "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park on July 15. The expansion of the park in Orlando, which will include the...
  • Regulating Campaign Statements Overkill

    Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or...
  • People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan

    How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts? That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...
  • Reader feedback for April 19: McAuliffe guts VPA board, Charges dropped in Carnival shooting case

    Governor shuffles members of port authority's board Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners, removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former...
  • Algeria's ailing Bouteflika wins re-election

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the independence veteran in power for 15 years, won re-election on Friday with more than 80 percent of a vote opponents dismissed as fraud to keep an ailing leader in power. Bouteflika had cast...
  • Mexican sugar producers deny imports threaten U.S. industry

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican sugar imports are no threat to the profitable, "well-heeled" and protected U.S. sugar industry, Mexican producers said on Friday, rebuffing accusations that super-cheap imported sugar risks nearly $1 billion damage to the...
  • Jobless rate rises slightly statewide

    Jobless rate rises slightly statewide
    Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March as the state added almost 23,000 jobs and the labor force grew by 59,000 people. The statewide jobless rate was 6.3 percent for the month, up a tenth of a point from February's 6.2 percent. In...
  • Victoria Tschinkel: Rescuing Florida's water resources

    I am writing from Tallahassee where the view through of our lakes, rivers and streams is green with algae, from the Everglades where billions are being spent to combat the pollution and waste generated by millions of citizens and farmers, to our own city,...