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House panel backs revamping trauma system

After years of hospital-industry legal battles about opening new trauma centers, a House panel Monday approved a bill that would repeal limits on the numbers of trauma facilities across the state.

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EDUCATION NOTEBOOK: Deadline nearing for two-year college scholarship

The Florida Prepaid College Foundation has established a new scholarship that recognizes the many years of service by longtime Chairman Duane L. Ottenstroer, by providing two years of college tuition to a St. Johns County high school student who shares Ottenstroer’s interest in public service.

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: A third of the way there (maybe)

One-third of the way through this year’s legislative session — assuming it wraps up on time — some of the debates that will define the next six weeks are beginning to take shape. But there still seems to be a bit of haziness on where things are going.

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Sheriff’s Office aids federal agents in apprehension of Wisconsin man Wednesday

Deputies with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office helped agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives apprehend a Wisconsin man in Vilano Beach on Wednesday.

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