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Some want to change Florida education by amending the state Constitution
Education is one area officials will explore in depth over the coming months as they weigh whether to put changes in the state Constitution before Florida voters. Members of the Constitution Review Commission will review many ideas, but some are urging them to proceed with caution. The Constitution is so hard to change that any amendments should be considered
One Floridian wants the Bible and prayer in the state's public schools. Another seeks to prevent state funds from going to any institution that promotes religion.One resident calls for all school district superintendents to be appointed,...
Immigration agents take a suspected fugitive immigrant into custoday in Los Angeles. As part of a new partnership with the federal government, Pasco County Sheriff's Office detention deputies will check the immigration status of inmates booked into the jail. [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ]
Feds to certify Pasco deputies in deal that may boost deportations
FILE - This Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 file photo shows the emergency room entrance at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Santa Clarita, Calif. The hospital received $21.5 million from FEMA for repairs after the Northridge earthquake shook Southern California in 1994. But that fell far short of the roughly $35 million the hospital said it needed to fix the two-story facility in line with California???‚??„?s new earthquake codes.
The 217-bed hospital eventually sought bankruptcy protection, blaming the underfunded project. Then in 2004, FEMA asked it to give back $2.1 million, saying the work exceeded the scope of the original agreement or lacked documentation justifying the costs. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond) NY635
Analysis: FEMA has rejected appeals worth $1.2B over the past decade
Brian DiSario, who engaged in a standoff with Pasco deputies Thursday, is seen in a frame from a deputy's body camera footage. [Pasco County Sheriff's Office]
"He is schizophrenic:" Deputies release 911 call, body-cam footage of Pasco shootout (w/video)

Fun Fact


Tuesday's letters: News judgment is sorely lacking

Eat and drink like a wizard | Oct. 13

News judgment is sorely lacking

Front page, above the fold: "Eat and drink like a wizard." What are you thinking?


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