AHF suing Gov. Rick Scott for not releasing public records

By : Colton Adkins
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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a law suit against Gov. Rick Scott on July 26 after Scott’s office refused to release public records of Scott’s schedule.

Scott and state Medicaid officials earlier this year decided to discontinue healthcare coverage to more than 2,000 HIV+ patients provided by Positive Healthcare (PHC).

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Legal fees awarded to ex-firefighter in sex harassment suit

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A federal judge has awarded nearly $184,000 in attorneys’ fees to a former Rhode Island firefighter who won an $806,000 verdict against Providence and its fire department in a sexual harassment suit.

The Providence Journal reports that the judge on Nov. 7 issued an order awarding legal costs to retired Providence firefighter Lt. Lori Franchina.

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All eyes on Monroe County for gay marriage hearing

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All eyes are on Monroe County as Circuit Judge Luis Garcia hears arguments regarding Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Two men, Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones, sued Monroe County Clerk Amy Heavilin in April for marriage licenses.

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