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Newt Gingrich Is Telling A Horrible Lie To Florida’s Old Jewish Voters

[credit provider=”Pete Souza via Wikimedia” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Newt_Gingrich.jpg”] This is pretty disgusting. Newt Gingrich’s campaign is robo-calling Floridians telling them that Mitt Romney denied Holocaust survivors kosher food in Massachusetts because he had no “compassion” for them. 
Newt Gingrich Is Telling A Horrible Lie To Florida’s Old Jewish Voters
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Did Sarah Palin Sell Out The Tea Party?

Sarah Palin has emerged as one of Newt Gingrich’s most effective attack weapons this week, unleashing her fiercest Mama Grizzly to protect the former House Speaker from the GOP’s bloody intraparty warfare in the leadup to today’s Florida primary.
Did Sarah Palin Sell Out The Tea Party?
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The TRUTH About Herman Cain And Newt Gingrich

Less than two weeks ago, Herman Cain told the world he would not back an actual Republican candidate, but was endorsing “We The People” for President. Then he set off on a quixotic tour to bring his signature 9-9-9 tax plan to a legislator near you, and drove off into […]
The TRUTH About Herman Cain And Newt Gingrich
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: This 80,000 Square-Foot Miami Beach Mansion Can Be Yours For $32.5 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Sotheby’s Realty” url=”http://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng/sales/detail/180-l-982-4280655/indian-creek-island-miami-beach-fl-33154″] A Miami Beach home designed by Palm Beach architect Jeffrey W. Smith, and decorated by interior designer Mario Buatta is on sale for $32.5 million.The house is one-of-a-kind, and sits on more than two acres of land.There’s great views of the ocean and a […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: This 80,000 Square-Foot Miami Beach Mansion Can Be Yours For $32.5 Million
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A Member Of Romney’s Finance Team Runs Dozens Of Companies That Have Donated Millions To GOP Candidates

[credit provider=”Democratic National Committee”] The story sounds familiar. One address. A handful of employees. Millions in campaign dollars.In suburban Tampa, a single-story building at 610 South Blvd. is home to countless political committees in Florida and all over the country, and is known as a veritable political action committee mill. A similar story […]
A Member Of Romney’s Finance Team Runs Dozens Of Companies That Have Donated Millions To GOP Candidates
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This Horrific Early Sunday Accident In Florida Killed At Least 10 People

[credit provider=”The Palm Beach Post Video” url=”http://bcove.me/y481f0ek”] Awful road conditions in Florida claimed the lives of at least 10 people early Sunday morning and sent a further 18 to the hospital.According to The Palm Beach Post, a combination of fog and a brush fire resulted in zero visibility on a […]
This Horrific Early Sunday Accident In Florida Killed At Least 10 People
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Hispanic Voters Are Propelling Romney’s Rise In Florida

[credit provider=”AP”] In this overwhelmingly Hispanic city of 225,000 just outside Miami, Mitt Romney was made to feel right at home on Sunday.The Hialeah Police Department closed down streets surrounding his rally here and escorted the candidate’s campaign bus as it rolled into a restaurant parking lot that was packed […]
Hispanic Voters Are Propelling Romney’s Rise In Florida
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Newt Gingrich’s Long March To Tampa Is As Fanciful As a Moon Colony

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via Flikr”] Politico’s Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman report that Newt Gingrich intends to soldier on all the way to the Republican convention in Tampa, no matter how badly he is defeated in Florida on Tuesday. Gingrich maintains that Mitt Romney cannot get a majority of delegates. It […]
Newt Gingrich’s Long March To Tampa Is As Fanciful As a Moon Colony
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What Happened To Ron Paul?

As Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney sling mud across the Sunshine State, another candidate has been markedly absent from the Florida barnstorming this week.
What Happened To Ron Paul?
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Gingrich And Romney Throwing Down In Spanish For The Latino Vote In Florida

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/5844390932/”] This post originally appeared at Real Clear Politics. Targeting specific coalitions wasn’t much in vogue in the Republican primary race until the campaigns came to the Sunshine State. Now, a battle is raging for the Latino vote in south Florida.
Gingrich And Romney Throwing Down In Spanish For The Latino Vote In Florida
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The Sad Tale Of The Largest House In America Just Debuted At Sundance

[credit provider=”floridalakefront.com” url=”http://www.floridalakefront.com/featured-properties/orlando-windermere-butler-6121-kirkstone/”] A few months ago we told you about Versailles, the unfinished shell of a mansion in Windermere, Florida, which was to be the largest home in America.The 90,000-square-foot, 13-bedroom home is currently on the market for $75 million, as is, or $100 million finished.
The Sad Tale Of The Largest House In America Just Debuted At Sundance
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Nomination Battle: Romney Is Getting Harsh With Newt Gingrich

Ever wondered what a greatest hits compilation of Newt Gingrich attacks would look like? Check out this new ad from the Romney campaign, which covers everything from Freddie Mac to ethics violations to electability. It starts with a bad memory for Floridians: the housing crisis. The ad ties the crash […]
Nomination Battle: Romney Is Getting Harsh With Newt Gingrich
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: At $13.5 Million, This Mediterranean Estate With 8 Covered Porches On The Gulf Of Mexico Is A Steal

[credit provider=”Sotheby’s” url=”http://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng/sales/detail/180-l-560-4352931/siesta-key-gulf-front-masterpiece-sarasota-fl-34242″] A gigantic 9,202-square-foot Siesta Key Gulf home in Sarasota, Fla. with a waterfall is on sale for $13.45 million.The home is protected by Gargoyle-guarded walls and gates. The property has eight open porches, a roof-top garden and a bar that is accessed by elevator.
HOUSE OF THE DAY: At $13.5 Million, This Mediterranean Estate With 8 Covered Porches On The Gulf Of Mexico Is A Steal
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The Scientology Building Where Members Will Receive ‘Infinite Power’ Is Finally About To Open

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Super_Power_building.jpg”] After 13 years and millions of dollars in fundraising, the Scientology “Flag Mecca” in Clearwater, Florida is set to open this year, with the goal of giving its members “infinite power.”The Village Voice just published a series of renderings of the centre, which at 377,000 square feet […]
The Scientology Building Where Members Will Receive ‘Infinite Power’ Is Finally About To Open
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The 15 Prettiest Super Luxury Homes On The Market Right Now

[credit provider=”via Sotheby’s”] Some of our favourite super luxury homes from 2011 are still on the market.Whether a Park Avenue apartment is your style, a water-front Florida estate, or even a home in the Cayman Islands that would make a great off-shore investment with a tax benefit, there’s something for […]
The 15 Prettiest Super Luxury Homes On The Market Right Now
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The 2012 Election Could All Come Down To Florida

It’s a sunny Saturday in Cambier Park, the heart of Naples, on Florida‘s west coast, and local tea party activists are doing something unusual: They’re holding a Thanksgiving food drive to benefit a local homeless shelter and food pantry.
The 2012 Election Could All Come Down To Florida
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This Is The Vainest City In America

[credit provider=”ap”] Laser hair removal, tummy tucks, liposuction, and collagen injections run rampant among the residents of Miami, which LivingSocial has crowned the vainest city in America. The results are based on a survey of more than 4,000 online consumers in 20 cities, including 200 from Miami, where residents ranked their […]
This Is The Vainest City In America
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VINTAGE PHOTOS: What Retirement In Florida Was Like In The 1970s

[credit provider=”Flip Schulke / EPA (via archives.gov)” url=”http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ShowArchivalDescriptions?%24searchId=4&%24showFullDescriptionTabs.selectedPaneId=&%24digiDetailPageModel.currentPage=0&%24resultsPartitionPageModel.targetModel=true&%24resultsSummaryPageModel.pageSize=10&%24partitionIndex=0&%24digiSummaryPageModel.targetModel=true&%24submitId=1&%24resultsDetailPageModel.search=true&%24digiDetailPageModel.resultPageModel=true&%24resultsDetailPageModel.currentPage=0&%24showArchivalDescriptionsTabs.selectedPaneId=&%24resultsDetailPageModel.pageSize=1&%24resultsSummaryPageModel.targetModel=true&%24sort=RELEVANCE_ASC&%24resultsPartitionPageModel.search=true&%24highlight=false”] In the 1970s, thousands of retirees from the North East started migrating to Florida for warmer weather and stress-free living.Developers quickly realised the opportunity and started building retirement communities such as Century Village in Palm Beach.
VINTAGE PHOTOS: What Retirement In Florida Was Like In The 1970s
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New Poll Shatters Romney’s Electability Argument

Mitt Romney has long claimed he stands the best chance at defeating President Barack Obama, pointing to polling numbers showing him polling nearly even with Obama in key swing states. But now he’s not the only one.
New Poll Shatters Romney’s Electability Argument
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Florida’s Orange County Is The Perfect Example Of How Not To Run A School System

[credit provider=”Orange County Public Schools” url=”https://www.ocps.net/Students/_layouts/viewDetails.aspx?list=fe9a78d6-14c4-4bd7-9769-86e758277205&item=103″] The 188,735 students go to school in Florida’s Orange County, and their parents, have a reason to complain.The school system earned the lowest grade, a D, on a Brooking’s Institute study of big school systems around the county. The ideal school system, according to […]
Florida’s Orange County Is The Perfect Example Of How Not To Run A School System
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Poll Has Gingrich At 50 per cent In Florida

[credit provider=”AP”] Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich holds a massive lead in the race for the Florida primary, holding the support of 50 per cent of likely primary voters.The poll, from American Research Group, is the third poll in the last week to show Gingrich blowing away the […]
Poll Has Gingrich At 50 per cent In Florida
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: This $14.5 Million Mansion On The Florida Coast Reminds Us Of A Rubik’s Cube

[credit provider=”Luxury Portfolio ” url=”http://www.luxuryportfolio.com/property/sarasota/architectural_award_winning_sarasota_beach_house.cfm”] A neon home in the shape of a cube off the shores of Sarasota was just listed at $14.5 million.The home is organised by architect Guy Peterson, who arranged the living spaces by colours, and the colours change based on public zones, work places and […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: This $14.5 Million Mansion On The Florida Coast Reminds Us Of A Rubik’s Cube
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Obama SURGES In New Polls

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Keith Srakocic”] President Barack Obama is now polling even with a generic Republican candidate in a new Gallup poll — a measure by which he was down by eight per cent in recent months — a sign that he is turning his presidency around after a miserable few […]
Obama SURGES In New Polls
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: For $75 Million, You Can Buy The Unfinished Shell Of The Largest House In America

[credit provider=”floridalakefront.com” url=”http://www.floridalakefront.com/featured-properties/orlando-windermere-butler-6121-kirkstone/”] David Siegel, a timeshare tycoon based in Florida, once had ambitious plans to build the largest home in the U.S.He got as far as the walls. The mansion, fittingly called Versailles and located in Windermere, the same Orlando, Fla. suburb where Tiger Woods lived pre-scandal, is totally […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: For $75 Million, You Can Buy The Unfinished Shell Of The Largest House In America
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Romney Leads Or Ties For First In All Four GOP Early Voting States

[credit provider=”AP”] Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leads in all four early primary and caucus states, according to a CNN/Time/ORC poll released today.Businessman Herman Cain is tied with Romney for first in Iowa and South Carolina, but trails badly in New Hampshire. According to the poll, Cain is the favourite among […]
Romney Leads Or Ties For First In All Four GOP Early Voting States
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This Is Why You Should Sell Your Home To A Foreigner

[credit provider=”emilio labrador” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/3059349393/3638963268/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] If you’ve been trying to sell your place, think about going international … as in finding a foreign buyer because these non-U.S. citizens actually want your home. Internationals flooded the market in the 12 months ending in March, having spent $82 billion on  American homes and […]
This Is Why You Should Sell Your Home To A Foreigner
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2012 Candidates In For A Chaotic, Front-Loaded Primary Next Year

[credit provider=”AP”] Nevada Republicans voted on Saturday to bump their nominating caucus back into February, ending a scheduling stalemate with New Hampshire that had threatened to push the primary season into December.However, the primary calendar is still stacked for January 2011, with five states holding their nominating contests within one […]
2012 Candidates In For A Chaotic, Front-Loaded Primary Next Year
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Here Are The 10 Most Debt-Ridden States In America

[credit provider=”statebudgetsolutions.org” url=”http://www.statebudgetsolutions.org/”] While the federal government grapples with its own enormous deficit, individual states are also facing huge deficits that total an astounding combined $4 trillion.That figure comes from the newly-released annual report on state debt from State Budget Solutions, a nonprofit think tank that cuts through state government […]
Here Are The 10 Most Debt-Ridden States In America
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WAPO: GOP Darling Marco Rubio Embellished His Family History

[credit provider=”AP”] GOP darling Marco Rubio made clear tonight that he wasn’t going to let a Washington Post story sully his apparently inevitable road to the White House.The Florida Senator responded quickly and angrily tonight to a Thursday WaPo story that accused him of exaggerating his family’s flight from Cuba […]
WAPO: GOP Darling Marco Rubio Embellished His Family History
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Nevada May Have Just Forced The GOP Primaries To Start In December

[credit provider=”AP”] Nevada’s Republican party announced Wednesday that it had set its presidential caucus for January 14, a move that may result in the presidential nominating contests kicking off this December.Florida’s Republican party set off a domino effect earlier this year by bucking the national GOP and moving their primary […]
Nevada May Have Just Forced The GOP Primaries To Start In December
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Herman Cain Rakes In The Dough After Big Debate Performance

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] After a big debate performance at Thursday’s Fox News/Google and an upset victory at Thursday’s Florida Presidential straw poll, businessman Herman Cain’s campaign is on fire.With high-profile bookings on the Today Show, CNN’s American Morning, and Fox and Friends, Cain’s media blitz and recent successes are paying […]
Herman Cain Rakes In The Dough After Big Debate Performance
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Before Winning The Florida Straw Poll, Herman Cain Almost Quit The Campaign

[credit provider=”Associated Press”] Former Godfather’s Pizza executive Herman Cain tells Yahoo’s Chris Moody that he considered dropping out of the GOP nominating contest at least twice.In a upset, Cain defeated Texas Gov. Rick Perry in Saturday’s Florida Straw poll — and though while his prospects for winning the nomination are […]
Before Winning The Florida Straw Poll, Herman Cain Almost Quit The Campaign
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The Republican Dilemma: Electability Or Orthodoxy

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via Flikr / Wikimedia”] With President Barack Obama’s poll numbers somewhere between bad and awful, Republicans are facing the decision of whether to nominate a candidate closer to the party’s ideological base, or one who can appeal to a broader electorate.Tea Party firebrand Rep. Michele Bachmann said […]
The Republican Dilemma: Electability Or Orthodoxy
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FLORIDA GOP DEBATE: The Romney-Perry Slugfest

Tonight’s Republican presidential debate quickly devolved into yet another showdown between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, as the two Republican frontrunners duked it out over Social Security, healthcare, and immigration. 
FLORIDA GOP DEBATE: The Romney-Perry Slugfest
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Here’s What Is At Stake For Republicans In Tonight’s Presidential Debate

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Chris O’Meara”] The third Republican Presidential debate since labour Day — and arguably the most important one yet — takes place in Florida tonight, and will it determine once and for all which candidates can compete with the top-tier on the national stage.Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former […]
Here’s What Is At Stake For Republicans In Tonight’s Presidential Debate
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Rick Perry On FOX News: Mitt Romney Is ‘Obama-Lite’

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Fox News”] Making his national television debut as a presidential candidate last night, Texas Gov Rick Perry went on the attack, comparing his 2012 opponent Mitt Romney to President Obama.”We don’t need to nominate Obama-lite,” Perry said, in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity. “We don’t […]
Rick Perry On FOX News: Mitt Romney Is ‘Obama-Lite’
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Rudy’s Still Thinking About A Presidential Run

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/Rudy_Giuliani.jpg”] Former New York City Mayor and failed 2008 presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani is thinking about giving it another go.”I’m going to sit down and talk it over with Judith, wake up one morning and have a decision,” Giuliani told The Associated Press. “Part if it will […]
Rudy’s Still Thinking About A Presidential Run
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Michele Bachmann Thinks Hurricane Irene Is A Sign That God Is Mad At Washington

[credit provider=”Courtesy of tampabay.com”] Most of the 2012 Republican presidential candidates remained relatively quiet as Hurricane Irene made her way up the Eastern Seaboard this weekend.Not Michele Bachmann though. Appearing at the Sarasota County GOP rally in Florida yesterday, the Minnesota Congresswoman suggested that natural disasters like Hurricane Irene and […]
Michele Bachmann Thinks Hurricane Irene Is A Sign That God Is Mad At Washington
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How Teddy Roosevelt Brought The Republican Convention To Tampa

[credit provider=”youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHpnwKgcRHg”] The Republican National Convention will be held in Tampa Bay, Fla., next year, thanks in part to the dynamic duo of former president Theodore Roosevelt and former governor Charlie Crist.Sort of.
How Teddy Roosevelt Brought The Republican Convention To Tampa
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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Gilded Coral Gables Mansion On Sale For $18 Million

[credit provider=”MiamiRealEstate.com”] This ornate, Mediterranean-style mansion in Coral Gables, FL is totally over-the-top; every square inch is covered in marble, lush fabric, or wrought iron.The home sits on an acre of bayfront property and has tons of neat amenities. Built in 2005, it’s located in a gated community with a […]
HOUSE OF THE DAY: Gilded Coral Gables Mansion On Sale For $18 Million
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Florida Made $63 Million Last Year Selling Personal Info On Every Driver In The State

[credit provider=”Carl Lender via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/clender/4494607647/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] The state of Florida has been selling its database of driver information to private investigators and research services for years with last year’s sale bringing in almost $63 million.Reported by News Channel 5 in Tampa, the state sells nearly all the information on every […]
Florida Made $63 Million Last Year Selling Personal Info On Every Driver In The State
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Meet The Tea Party Governor Everybody Loves To Hate

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Since Gov. Rick Scott took office in January, Florida’s unemployment rate has fallen from 11.9 per cent to 10.6 per cent while nationally unemployment has gone up.The state’s $3.8 billion gap in the fiscal 2012 budget has been closed. And Scott claims credit for creating about 77,000 […]
Meet The Tea Party Governor Everybody Loves To Hate
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RELIVE THE 1970s: Harleys, Bikinis And Speed-Racing At Daytona Beach

[credit provider=”Tom Reavis (Futternut via Flickr)” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/futternut/sets/72157600541599722/”] Daytona Beach, Florida has been a mecca for off-road, beach driving, hosting car and motorcycle competitions for over 50 years.The local beach strip with its hard packed sand allows for vehicles to race around beach-goers.
RELIVE THE 1970s: Harleys, Bikinis And Speed-Racing At Daytona Beach
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Brother-In-Law Is A Convicted Drug Trafficker

[credit provider=”AP”] Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a rising star in the Republican party who is often mentioned as a potential vice presidential nominee, could find his political prospects tarnished by news that his sister and her husband were  caught up in a South Florida drug trafficking raid in the 1980s.An […]
Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s Brother-In-Law Is A Convicted Drug Trafficker
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Florida Teachers Sue State To Avoid Paying For Pensions

[credit provider=”Courtesy of ABC Action News”] Florida teachers are suing the state to block a new law that requires public employees to start contributing to their pension plans.The lawsuit, filed Monday by Florida’s 140,000-member teachers union, argues the state violated its contractual obligations when it passed a law requiring state […]
Florida Teachers Sue State To Avoid Paying For Pensions
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The Eight Best Destinations For A Golf Vacation With Dad

[credit provider=”familymwr via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/familymwr/5096770423/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Father’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to spend time with Dad then to hit the links?Oyster.com, has compiled a list of the best golf destinations for dads, from courses in Las Vegas and Orlando to oceanside retreats Costa Rica, and […]
The Eight Best Destinations For A Golf Vacation With Dad
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John Kluge’s Former Palm Beach Estate Is On The Market For $59 Million

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate”] A compound of exceptional Palm Beach properties formerly owned by John Kluge, once ranked by Forbes as the world’s richest man, has been listed for sale at $59 million.Kluge acquired the group of five residences on lushly landscaped grounds in the heart of […]
John Kluge’s Former Palm Beach Estate Is On The Market For $59 Million
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Obama Trails In New Florida Poll

Richard Wirthlin, pollster and political advisor to Ronald Reagan, used to say that Republicans had to win two of three states — Florida, Texas and California — to have any chance of winning the White House. 
Obama Trails In New Florida Poll
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