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With Carlos Curbelo in Congress, Rick Scott gets to pick his Miami-Dade school … – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

With Carlos Curbelo in Congress, Rick Scott gets to pick his Miami-Dade school
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Miami Republican Carlos Curbelo was sworn into Congress last week — which means Florida Gov. Rick Scott now has to choose someone to finish Curbelo’s term on the Miami-Dade County school board. There is no shortage of interest. Nine people so far …

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Miami-Dade mayor attends Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Miami-Dade mayor attends Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott invited Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez to his inauguration in Tallahassee on Tuesday, and Gimenez went — by land. Gimenez and his chief of staff, Alex Ferro, carpooled in one vehicle Monday, according to Mike …

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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott make Souls to the Polls push with big-name help – Tampabay.com


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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott make Souls to the Polls push with big-name help
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Rick Scott secretly visited a black church as well on Sunday, and then rallied with Jeb Bush in Miami-Dade’s heavily Republican city of Hialeah. “Charlie Crist has gotta go,” Bush said to wild applause, joking a moment later that “my mother didn’t want

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Souls to Polls: A boom or bust for candidates – MiamiHerald.com


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Souls to Polls: A boom or bust for candidates
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Republicans, unlike in past years, were determined not to let Democrats run up the score on Sunday. Gov. Rick Scott visited First Baptist Church Piney Grove in Lauderdale Lakes. Scott then rallied with Jeb Bush in Miami-Dade’s heavily Hispanic

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‘We’ve got to get our votes out,’ Rick Scott tells Republicans in Doral – MiamiHerald.com (blog)

‘We’ve got to get our votes out,’ Rick Scott tells Republicans in Doral
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign bus rolled Wednesday morning into Doral, the Hispanic-dominated industrial center of Miami-Dade that also houses the county’s elections headquarters. The bus parked across the street at an Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza …

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South Florida unemployment rate down; good news for Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign – Local 10


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South Florida unemployment rate down; good news for Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign
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Florida’s unemployment rate is remaining relatively flat, while the unemployment rate in South Florida is down from the same time last year. In April 2013, Miami-Dade County’s unemployment rate was 8.6 percent, which fell to 6.6 percent this year. In

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As Rick Scott and Charlie Crist battle for Hispanic vote, a Miami-Dade … – PolitiFact

As Rick Scott and Charlie Crist battle for Hispanic vote, a Miami-Dade
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Such politicking shows how important both candidates believe Hispanics to be in this year’s campaign for Florida’s governor. One key battleground is Miami-Dade County, home to the largest number of Hispanic voters in the state, as well as Scott’s

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Miami-Dade teachers march on Biscayne to protest Rick Scott’s education … – MiamiHerald.com


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Miami-Dade teachers march on Biscayne to protest Rick Scott’s education
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The United Teachers of Dade organized Friday’s march to send a message to Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature that the state’s current per-student funding levels and teacher evaluation policies aren’t acceptable. The union, in advertising the

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Sources: Miami-Dade property appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera to be named … – MiamiHerald.com


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Sources: Miami-Dade property appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera to be named
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s long search for a new lieutenant governor ends Tuesday, when he’s expected to appoint Carlos Lopez-Cantera, a former state legislator who is Miami-Dade County’s elected property appraiser. Scott plans to make the announcement 

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