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Educators wary of Scouts’ classroom pitches

Educators wary of Scouts’ classroom pitches

At first glance the “Patriotic Societies” bill that’s working its way through the Florida Legislature may seem wrapped in the American flag and no more contentious than Mom or apple pie. But House Bill 95, also known as the “Scouts Access” proposal, would mandate the right of paid Scout leaders—for both boys and girls—to make […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 19

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 19

MAN CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING SENATOR TO GET OUT OF LOAN The U.S. attorney’s office in Tampa reports that a grand jury indicted 67-year-old Sidney Hines this week on five counts of impersonating a federal officer or employee. He faces up to 15 years in prison. PRISON TERM FOR FLORIDA LAWYER WHO EVADED $1.5 MILLION TAXES […]