Tag: alcohol

News Service Of FloridaJanuary 29, 2018
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Florida State University President John Thrasher on Monday partially lifted the suspension of activities by fraternities and sororities on his campus while outlining a series of major changes prompted by the death of a student. Thrasher suspended the fraternities and sororities following the Nov. 3 death of Andrew Coffey, 20, who died from alcohol poisoning […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 11, 2017
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3min15
Fleming Island Sen. Rob Bradley took over the Appropriations Committee earlier this year. Perhaps predictably, Bradley’s political committee — Working For Florida’s Families — had its best month ever in November … both in terms of money raised and the purpose of money spent. The committee raked in $124,000 of new November money, spending $55,487 of that. […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 6, 2016
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Two members of the Jacksonville City Council introduced a resolution last month urging a local bill this Legislative Session to further relax rules on drinking and dining in certain areas of the city. Councilmen Jim Love and Reggie Gaffney filed 2016-783, which would urge the Florida Legislature to amend relevant Florida statute, adding “special zones” in certain areas […]

Scott PowersAugust 19, 2016
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9min12
Democratic congressional candidate Fatima Rita Fahmy is charging that her leading opponent in the Florida’s 10th Congressional primary, Val Demings, is taking money from organizations fighting against Democratic issues such as marijuana, Everglades restoration and renewable energy. The latest criticism is part of Fahmy’s ongoing efforts to paint Demings, a former Orlando police chief who […]

Phil AmmannNovember 13, 2015
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A coalition of Florida retailers and business owners are reaffirming “unwavering support” for the effort to repeal the state’s Prohibition-era alcohol separation law. In an announcement Friday, Floridians for Fair Business Practices (FFBP) doubled down on its support for “free market and pro-business values” while blasting opponents, who they claim are using “false arguments on […]


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