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According to population data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in June, Florida grew by 1.46 million people from 2010 to 2015 and Hispanics made up 51 percent of that growth. Registered Hispanic voters are also on the rise and now make up 2 million of the state’s 12.2 million voters. As the country’s largest swing state, political strategists have their eyes on this crucial demographic.
Charlotte County will choose its Republican candidate for sheriff on Aug. 30. The race includes an incumbent looking for a second term, a retired law enforcement veteran and a Punta Gorda police officer.
As Stanford undergrads get ready for the fall semester, the university's administrators have issued a new mandate: Pack your books and calculators, but leave the fifths and handles at home.On Monday, just over a month before classes resume, the university announced a set of changes to its alcohol policy.Hard liquor will now be completely banned from on-campus parties — unless the party is hosted by groups exclusively for graduate students, and in that case, only mixed drinks are allowed. ...