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FLORIDA: Agency Run By GOP Gov Candidate Did No Weapons Permit Background Checks For 13 Months

The Tampa Bay Times reports: For more than a year, the state of Florida failed to conduct national background checks on tens of thousands of applications for concealed weapons permits, potentially allowing drug addicts or people with a mental illness to carry firearms in public. A previously unreported Office of Inspector General investigation found that in February 2016 the Florida …

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FLORIDA: Grocery Chain Faces Boycott After Donating $670,000 To Pro-NRA GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Publix has been Florida’s favorite grocery chain for decades — but some shoppers are turning their backs on the store after learning it donated more than half a million dollars to gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam. A handful of state advocacy groups have gone to social media — Twitter in particular — urging shoppers to “#BoycottPublix” …

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FLORIDA: Junior Parties With Gubernatorial Candidate And Former GOP Rep Booted For Sexting Teen Boys

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, a Republican candidate for Florida governor, attended the Republican Party of Palm Beach County’s Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday night at Mar-a-Lago. The sold-out event was headlined by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Putnam tweeted thanks to host Donald Trump Jr. last night with a photo that included Mark Foley, the …

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