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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Charlie Crist didn't have to answer a single question to win the gubernatorial debate Wednesday night. All he had to do is break the rules and take advantage.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Rick Scott's campaign people aren't going to listen to me -- heck, my own kids don't even do that -- but here comes my advice anyway: Go on an all-out, total-market sweetness offensive.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 8, 2014 10:35 AM
 

"When you've got nothing going for yourself, you bang the other guy with a hammer. You make sure the voters have a big old headache and are so busy gawking at that other guy, they don't notice you."

New Hampshire Gov. Meldrim Thompson
, 1976, identifying his favorite campaign strategy

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Amid the uproar of looming November elections, casino gambling policy in Florida has so gone off the boil. But you wouldn't know that by gambling opponent No Casinos (NC) -- still out there, still flogging its bogus Atlantic City scare story.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 26, 2014 3:55 AM
 

NASA and other space enthusiasts probably were all over India's satellite Mangalyaan on Wednesday when it successfully orbited Mars -- making India the fourth nation to get there, but the first to do it on the first try.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 24, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The list and analysis of The Ten Worst States for Business released this week should come as good news for Gov. Rick Scott, because it tells a lot about what Florida and the governor are doing right.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM
 

If Charlotte's Web is going to be ready to go Jan. 1, the administrative judge in what now has become three lawsuits against the Florida Department of Health should consider employing a tactic judges use in commercial cases to de-clutter the court system:

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