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Ammunition Shortage Impacting Some Florida Police Departments

When the COVID pandemic started last year, America saw record-high gun sales across the nation, especially for first-time buyers, and more classes for concealed carry permits. The increase in firearms sales has also created a...
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Al Lawson: $1.6 Million for Lake Henrietta Stormwater Facility Included in Appropriations Bill

“Preserving our environment is of the utmost importance as we confront the challenges of climate change,” Lawson said on Wednesday. “Proper stormwater management plays an essential role in protecting the quality of our water supply. 

Medicaid Provider Arrested for Stealing from Taxpayer-Funded Program

According to an investigation by MFCU, Diane Ellis allegedly defrauded the Florida Medicaid program out of more than $5,000 over the course of three years.
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Wilbur Ross: Commerce Department Sending $10.2 Million to Innovation Park in Tallahassee

Announcing the funds at an event on Thursday afternoon, Ross reviewed Leon County’s efforts in developing technology, praising the area as a “nucleus for innovation.” Ross said the project--which includes $6.8 million in local investments--will create 639 new jobs in a “high growth industry" over the next ten years. The facility itself will be finished by 2023.
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Former Florida Democratic Party Chair Off to Strong Start for Open State House Seat

Since jumping in, Tant has risen almost $148,500 by the end of April.
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