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Reubin Askew served as governor from 1971 to 1979; the Democrat championed racial equality and many government reforms. (Credit: Florida Governor's Mansion)

Former Governor Reubin Askew Dies At 85

Family says over the past three months he suffered from pneumonia, hip surgery and a stroke.

CBS Tampa–03/13/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, seen at a recent round-table discussion, will insist on boosting education spending by $1-billion in his State of the Senate Address Tuesday. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott to Stress Cooperation in State of State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott plans to present a theme of cooperation during his second State of the State address Tuesday, but will say there’s one issue that’s non-negotiable: raising education spending by $1 billion.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012

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