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The Miami Herald endorsed Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater over Democratic challenger Will Rankin.

Rep. Renuart says he "definitely" plans to run for Sen. John Thrasher's seat if Thrasher's appointment as the new president of Florida State University is confirmed by the Board of Governors of the State University System at its November meeting.

Gov. Rick Scott says he will cut a check for his own re-election effort and launched a statewide bus tour in the final days before Election Day.

The Miami Herald is urging Florida voters to cast their ballots for Adam Putnam in the state's Agriculture Commissioner race.

A coalition of hospitals from across the state has launched a legal challenge against the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration in a long-running dispute about payments for emergency care provided to undocumented immigrants.

A number of calls delivered to Pinellas county voters in the early hours of Sunday, Oct. 20, were conducted using a caller I.D. spoofing system that made it appear as if they had originated from the home of Barbara Homer, who has previously been a victim of caller I.D. spoofing. The practice is prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission, and carries a fine of up to $10,000 per offense.

Rep. David Santiago is facing accusation from a group of mostly Democrats and some veterans that he is incorrectly claiming to be a veteran. Santiago served in the Army reserves and received an honorable discharge.

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