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Was Sarah Palin added to John McCain’s ’short list’ for gender balance?


March 13th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): A campaign manager of John McCain has revealed that Sarah Palin was added to the US Senator's 'short list' of possible running mates for gender balance.Rick Davis ... Read more...

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The Doors, family members refuse to accept Morrison pardon


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23 (ANI): Rock band The Doors and family members of late vocalist Jim Morrison have clearly said "thanks, but no thanks" to Florida officials for pardoning the singer of his ... Read more...

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Morrison gets posthumous pardon for ‘indecent exposure’ conviction


December 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Late rock legend Jim Morrison has won a posthumous pardon for charges of indecent exposure brought after a drunken gig 41 years ago.Outgoing Governor Charlie Crist appealed for ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison’s widow unhappy with his official pardon from the FBEC


December 10th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Florida Board of Executive Clemency (FBEC) has decided to official pardon the lead singer of ‘The Doors’. It may be recalled that he was ... Read more...

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‘The Doors’ Vocalist, Jim Morrison, Granted Pardon Posthumously For Vulgar Exposure; His Wife Decries It


December 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Patricia Kennealy is the widow of the departed vocalist of ‘The Doors’, Jim Morrison. Morrison, the enigmatic singer, was found guilty in 1969 of vulgar ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison to get posthumous pardon over ‘exposure’ conviction


December 9th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): The Doors' Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon almost 40 years after he was convicted of exposing himself on stage during a show in Miami.Gov. Charlie Crist ... Read more...

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Florida Gov asks clemency board to pardon Jim Morrison’s 1969 charges


November 18th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 18 (ANI): Florida Governor Charlie Crist has asked the state's clemency board to pardon late rock star Jim Morrison of charges stemming from a 1969 concert.Crist, 54, who wants ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison Might Be Granted Pardon By Governor Crist 38 Years Later


November 9th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Florida Today reports that Governor Charlie Crist is actually considering a posthumous pardon for the legendary rock singer Jim Morrison who had been accused ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison To Be Pardoned When “When the Music’s Over”


November 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Florida Governor Charlie Crist seems to be setting a lot of hopes, if not for himself, then at least for the fans of "Doors". Before he ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison could finally be pardoned for ‘indecent exposure 40 yrs ago’


November 9th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Florida Governor Charlie Crist has hinted that he is considering posthumously pardoning legendary singer Jim Morrison for a 40-year-old charge of public indecency.Crist, who steps down from his ... Read more...

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Kenderick Meek Wins Over Jeff Greene At Florida Democrat Primary


August 25th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Tallahassee, Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the Republicans are in a mood to trust some fresh faces with the November Gubernatorial election job, then on the other hand Democrats are ... Read more...

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Tar Balls Originating From Gulf Oil Spill Cover Pensacola Beach


June 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Gulf Oil spill has started showing its worse effects. Tuesday night, eight miles of Pensacola beach got covered with tar balls, which ... Read more...

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Tar Balls Arrive At Pensacola Beach, Kill Dolphin


June 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tar balls washed ashore the Pensacola beach on Wednesday and emergency workers found a an oil covered dolphin on the shores. This has been the worst ... Read more...

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White House crashers say reality show will prove they ‘did nothing wrong’


June 19th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The duo, who crashed a White House state dinner last November, has stated that they did nothing wrong and that a new reality show they've signed up ... Read more...

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Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force to meet in Tallahassee, FL


June 8th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- The Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force on Monday announced that it will hold a meeting on Wednesday in Tallahasse, Florida at the Betty Easley Conference ... Read more...

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David Byne Sues Fla Gov Charlie Crist For 1M Over Song Use


May 26th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Talking Heads' musician, David Byrne has filed a lawsuit against the governor of Florida for his use of the band's song "Road To Nowhere", without permission in his ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Crist signs the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Act


May 19th, 2010 - 5:38 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed on Tuesday House Bill 325, the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Act, which creates statewide consistent standards for the use of cameras as ... Read more...

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Florida establishes the Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force


May 11th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Tuesday signed Executive Order 10-101 that establishes the Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force to support Florida businesses and industries in ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Crist requests $50 million in federal funds typically reserved for natural disasters to respond to oil spill


May 7th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday requested $50 million in federal aid from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of the State’s response plans to the ... Read more...

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Governor Crist applauds passing of Florida Jobs Bill


May 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Governor Charlie Crist on Friday applauded the passing of Senate Bill 1752, which is better known as Florida’s Jobs Bill.Florida’s Jobs Bill provides strategic investments in a ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Charlie Crist says he will run for the U.S. Senate as an independent


April 30th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday announced that he will abandon the Republican Party and run for the U.S. Senate as an independent.Crist made the ... Read more...

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Charlie Crist To Declare His Decision Today


April 29th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Tallahassee, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculations are high on the decision that Republican Charlie Crist will take on Thursday. Reports claim that Charlie Christ will leave the Republican Party to ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Charlie Crist To Announce His Senatorial Plans For The Future


April 29th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Except for a last-minute volte-face, Florida Governor Charlie Crist will turn Florida's American Senate race on its head today by officially enunciating that he will ... Read more...

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Governor Charlie Crist Vetoes Merit Pay Bill


April 16th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Florida, Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Governor Charlie Crist vetoed the merit pay bill that had been creating a whole lot of problems among the school teachers. Needless to say, the ... Read more...

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Florida launches Energy Star appliance rebate web site


April 9th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida launched a web site designed for citizens who want to learn how to receive an ENERGY STAR appliance rebate, getting discounts starting next week, Governor Charlie ... Read more...

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Space Florida secures licenses for Space Launch Complexes 46 and 36


March 20th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – On Friday, Space Florida secured Real Property Licenses for Space Launch Complexes 46 and 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Governor Charlie Crist announced.As a result ... Read more...

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Florida Governor Crist reaffirms commitment to restoring the Everglades


March 19th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
STUART, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Governor Charlie Crist reaffirmed his commitment to restoring the Everglades during his tour through a component of the northern Everglades ecosystem, his office said Thursday.In Governor Crist’s ... Read more...

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South Florida Water Officials Vote To Keep Everglades Restoration Plan Active


March 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez West Palm Beach, Florida, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) South Florida water management officials have approved a six month contract extension by an unanimous vote, which would provide a new lease ... Read more...

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Florida’s unemployment program receives $61.2 million federal funding


March 10th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – The Florida Back to Work initiative will receive its first installment of $61.2 million of funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Governor Charlie ... Read more...

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Florida to use real-time technology to enhance safety of children in foster care


February 20th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by BNO News
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida caseworkers responsible for children in foster care will use real-time technology, such as mobile computing devices, to record information on the safety and well-being of children ... Read more...

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Florida establishes Space Transition and Revitalization Act


February 19th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A new legislation, Space Transition and Revitalization Act, to ensure Florida state’s continued leadership in spaceflight and exploration was announced by Governor Charlie Crist on Thursday.The announcement ... Read more...

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Florida awards $10 million for solar energy project


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – The State of Florida awarded $10 million to the Florida Solar Energy Center for funding a solar energy project in schools and emergency shelters, Governor Charlie Crist ... Read more...

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Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs receives grant to help seniors find jobs


February 6th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – The Florida Department of Elder Affairs received a federal grant of more than $2.9 million to assist Florida elders looking to re-enter the workforce, Governor Charlie Crist ... Read more...

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Florida Governor visits schools to raise awareness about 2010 Census


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Tuesday kicked off the Census in Schools campaign, urging all students to help create awareness about the importance of the 2010 Census.During his ... Read more...

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Florida Governor visits with earthquake survivors returning from Haiti


January 21st, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANFORD, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Wednesday visited with earthquake survivors and welcomed Florida search and rescue teams returning from Haiti.The Governor expressed his gratitude to ... Read more...

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