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Elections
6:39 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Early Voting Starts Saturday in Florida

Early voting begins Saturday, and the Florida Department of State says while they’re not making any concrete predictions, they anticipate a good turnout this election cycle.

In 2008, more than 2.6 million Floridians voted early in the last election, and Florida Department of State spokesman Chris Cate says his department is hoping for much of the same in this year’s election and are encouraging people to vote early:

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Elections
5:05 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Amendment Eight Debate: Religious Groups Versus ACLU

Amendment Eight on the Florida ballot is called the Religious Freedom Amendment. Its supporters are saying it’s needed to defend against what they see as an attack on religious organizations by the Florida court system. But opponents of the amendment are saying it would virtually require state tax money to directly support religious activities.

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Elections
6:12 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Opponents of Abortion Amendment 6 Target Florida Hispanic Voters

Opponents of an amendment related to abortion have launched a new ad-campaign---this time targeting Hispanic voters. Amendment 6 is on the November ballot, and would prohibit the use of government funds for abortions. But, critics say it will take away important health coverage for female public employees in Florida.

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Elections
11:15 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Bill Nye To Campaign in Fla for Obama; Touts STEM Degrees As Reason To Vote

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye, widely known for hosting the children’s science TV show “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” will be in Florida for two days.  He’ll be in the swing state on behalf of President Barack Obama, and one of his stops will include a talk about the importance of STEM degrees, which is also one of Governor Rick Scott’s priorities.

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Elections
10:18 pm
Sun October 21, 2012

Lynn University Excited to Host Final Presidential Debate

Freshman Andrea Schwarzkopf excited to win ticket to presidential debate
Trimmel Gomes WFSU-FM

Lynn University in Boca Raton is bracing for its moment in the national spotlight as it plays host to the final presidential debate on Monday.

There is plenty of excitement buzzing around the campus for the big day. Freshman, Andrea Schwarzkopf, quickly called her father to tell the good news after she was picked in the lottery to see the debate, live. 

“I won, I’m going to the debate I have a ticket in my hand right now. I was the second one picked. '  'Congratulations," said her father over the cell phone. ” 

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