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    Editorial: Florida’s welfare drug testing proved a bad call

Editorial: Florida’s welfare drug testing proved a bad call

From July through October 2011 in Florida, all recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families were required to undergo drug testing to receive benefits. Applicants were required to pay upfront for the test, which cost an average of $30.

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    Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

The neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin had been out of touch and, his ex-lawyer says, “a little bit over the edge” before his arrest on a second-degree murder charge.

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    Santorum drops out, freeing GOP for Romney

Santorum drops out, freeing GOP for Romney

Rick Santorum cleared the way for Mitt Romney to claim victory in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, giving up his “against all odds” campaign as Romney’s tenacious conservative rival.

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Debate rages over arrest of shooter of slain Florida teen

Women’s jewelry and a watch found in Trayvon Martin’s school backpack last fall could not be tied to any reported thefts, the Miami-Dade Police Department said Tuesday.

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States sue over birth control mandate, claim First Amendment rights violated

Seven states asked a federal judge Thursday to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.

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Ten states leave “No Child” plan behind

It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn’t getting there, and now some states are getting out.

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AP source: Disney plans Latino news channel

Univision and Disney are in talks to create a 24-hour news channel for Latinos in English, two sources close to the negotiations said Monday.

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    Romney recovers from South Carolina upset to win Florida

Romney recovers from South Carolina upset to win Florida

Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding smartly from an earlier defeat and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich vowed to press on despite the one-sided setback.

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Gingrich plans first day in office

To hear Newt Gingrich tell it, the dramatic conservative change he promises will begin even before he is sworn in as president in 2013.

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    Baylor alumnus pursues congressional dream

Baylor alumnus pursues congressional dream

Ever since Baylor alumnus Michael Hull was young, he has wanted to be a politician. He is now working toward making this wish a reality by running for Congress.

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