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The Catholic Church has been under public scrutiny since 2002, when the Boston Globe published stories showing how leadership covered up a series of sexual abuse cases. Almost two decades have passed, but the church hasn’t been able to shake its tarnished reputation.

The race to replace retiring U.S. Representative Dennis Ross seems to be a dead heat just days before the election.

Making Sense of Donald Trump

Jul 16, 2015

Donald Trump is leading the latest national poll done by USA Today/Suffolk University. He’s got a lead over GOP candidate Jeb Bush but trailing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Although, Trump is within the margin of error.  How reliable are these polls? Can we trust them all? We’ll discuss it with Poynter’s Kelly McBride.

 

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Three million voters cast ballots in Florida before Election Day this year.

In Florida, 1.7 million voted absentee, and another 1.3 million voted early, which could turn out to be an all-time record.

Meanwhile, the more than 6,200 polling locations across the state opened without any problems this morning, according to Secretary of State Ken Detzner.

He said an increase in early and absentee voting should lead to results coming in fairly quickly once the last polls close in the Florida Panhandle.