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State Economists Continue to Predict Modest Growth

TALLLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State economists are looking at modest growth in tax collections in the coming year.

CBS Tampa–01/12/2012

MANCHESTER, NH - JANUARY 07: Occupy Wall Street protester Caroline Pearce of Boston holds a candle during a rally outside the site of a debate between the Republican candidates at Saint Anselm College on January 7, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Occupy Florida Greets Opening of Legislature

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of Occupy Florida demonstrators made the most of their one moment to confront Florida Gov. Rick Scott before his State of the State address.

CBS Tampa–01/10/2012

Shannon Woisnet, 7-years-old, from Cleveland, Ohio,  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fla. justices to rule on school funding lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A sharply divided appellate court on Wednesday rejected a request from state officials to block a lawsuit alleging public school funding and policies fail to meet quality requirements set by the Florida Constitution.

CBS Tampa–11/26/2011

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