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Abortion rights groups have their request for a judge to rule on the legality of a financial impact statement rejected

Floridians Protecting Freedom called a state panel's revised financial impact statement “highly politicized and unlawfully inaccurate.”
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A challenge to a Florida higher ed law over tenure and union rights moves forward

New College of Florida wants a challenge dismissed to a 2023 law that did away with arbitration in university employment disputes.
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A hearing is set on travel records that the Ron DeSantis administration won’t release

A circuit judge will hold a hearing Aug. 30 in a lawsuit filed by the Washington Post over access to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ travel records.
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The voter registration deadline in Florida is Monday

Florida residents face a Monday deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 20 primary elections or to change party affiliations.

MidPoint’s Transportation Round-Up

MidPoint takes on transportation. Why can't we have robust public transportation in Hillsborough Co.? Where is our transportation tax money? Are we getting it back? Streetcar extension? Is it happening? What are we doing on...
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The state stops taking applications for My Safe Florida Home after it quickly fills up again

The state has stopped taking new applications for a popular home hardening program, soon after a new round of funding became available.
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Courts revive voter fraud cases in Florida

Two South Florida appeals courts overturned rulings that dismissed charges against a pair of defendants in voter fraud cases.
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Meet the Democrats hoping to unseat Congressmember Anna Paulina Luna

Sabrina Bousbar, Liz Dahan, Whitney Fox, John Liccione and Mark Weinkrantz debated on WMNF's The Skinny.
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The Escambia School Board wants to depose a 7-year-old in its defense of a lawsuit over books it removed from school libraries

The Florida school board want a judge reject a protective order to shield the child from having to testify in a deposition.

The Scoop: Weds. July 17th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida lawmakers from both parties raise concerns about security issues after the shooting at the Trump rally.

Eco Construction with Bryan Roberts and Saucha Atma Ananda

Join Anni & Tanja as they talk green building with Bryan Roberts of Eco-Tech Construction and Saucha Atma Ananda of Atma Construction.
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Florida Republicans approach a 1 million voter registration edge

The voter registration gap between the Republican Party of Florida and the Florida Democratic Party continues to widen.

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