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  • A range of northeast Russia extending about 1,126 km (700 mi) north and south to the east of the Kolyma River and roughly parallel to the coast of Siberia.


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  • As Aaron Deslatte and Paul Flemming of the Gannett Corp.'s Tallahassee Bureau report today:Rep. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, said that after Hurricane Ivan battered the Panhandle, she wanted to bring the region up to the same wind-resistant building codes enforced in the rest of Florida.

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  • Despite the fact that the House measure remains mired in committee, Senate sponsor Nancy Detert, R-Venice, urged fellow senators to vote for safety - and maybe change some minds in the House.


  • State Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, said she cannot imagine Crist vetoing the bill now.

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  • "Better known as the pants on the ground bill," chuckled Chairwoman Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice.


  • Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, said that while the bill appears to be a desperate "chase for dollars," it is time to consider offshore drilling which could help the state's bottom line and lend a bit more energy self-sufficiency.

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  • R-Venice, who agreed last week to file a companion bill in the Senate.

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  • In the Senate, Nancy Detert, R-Venice, a member of the Education Pre-K-12 Appropriations Committee, said the difficulty for the Legislature is cutting without "tearing down" the state education system.

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  • The FCAT provision garnered the most discussion with Senate PreK-12 committee chair Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, asking, "How does making it harder to pass the FCAT help" with Florida's very low graduation rates?

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  • "Anything that is going to have a fiscal impact in this kind of year is going to be a problem," said Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee.

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  • The bill proposed by state Rep. Ken Roberson, R-Port Charlotte, and state Sen. Nancy Detert, R-Venice, would allocate money in the state's E911 Trust Fund to defray expenses of the training and certification program.


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