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[2 updates] A federal judge has rejected the Florida Democratic Party's request to let people vote early even if their registration has not yet been verified. Meanwhile, The Palm Beach Post released endorsements for South Florida candidates.

Democratic candidate Robert Simeone is denying accusations of improper behavior during his time as a deputy for the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office.

President Barack Obama endorsed Democrat Beth Tuura in her race against Republican Rep. Mike Miller.

Space Florida is requesting $5 million in project match funding from the Florida Department of Transportation to help SpaceX update its launch pad.

Agencies look at areas in their budgets that could be reduced by 10 percent in the event of a revenue shortfall.

State agencies regulating the Florida's financial and insurance sectors -- as well as providing basic operations and human resources management for the government -- released reports Friday on what could be cut from their budgets in the event of a revenue shortfall.

Legal and correctional agencies prioritize areas of their budgets that could be reduced if there was a revenue shortage. The governor's office directed agencies to show a 10 percent decrease in their budget requests.

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Leon County