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State, nation and world news Jan. 5, 2011


January 4, 2011

Compiled by Spinnaker and Wire Services Around the State Gov. Rick Scott faces issues in early days in office Rick Scott took office as Florida Governor Jan. 4, and he’s already pressed to figure out a number of his ...

Special legislative session leads to 4 percent budget cut


January 21, 2009

  Florida lawmakers approved a $2.8 billion package of budget cuts, reserve runs and fee increases, ending their 10-day special session Jan. 14. Educational spending will feel the brunt of the measure with a $466 mill...

Book claims cell phones aid learning


January 7, 2009

Cell phones have become unwelcome in most schools because of fears about cheating, distractions and the reality that some students have used them to take and spread inappropriate pictures. But a new book written by an educator...

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