Gubernatorial debate

Rachel Iacovone, WGCU-FM

Governor Rick Scott declared a state of Emergency Aug. 13 for seven southwest Florida counties currently impacted by a lingering toxic red tide algae bloom crisis. The bloom, which has persisted since last fall, now stretches some 150 miles between Naples and Anna Maria Island and appears to be moving north.

Rachel Iacovone / WGCU

The two GOP candidates in the gubernatorial race faced off in their second – and final – debate Wednesday before the Republican primary on August 28th.

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The two GOP candidates running for governor faced off in their second – and final – debate Wednesday before the Republican primary.

Florida House/U.S. House

Republican frontrunners in the GOP gubernatorial race faced-off Wednesday in their second and final debate ahead of Florida’s August 28th primary election, which is now less than three weeks away.