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  •  more politics --- FLA largesse (4.00)
          Compare to the federal government's response to Florida, pre-election.

    First, here's a list summary of more than 2 dozen stories that will make your head spin.

    Here's just one sample.

    "The federal government declared Miami-Dade County a disaster area eligible for individual aid even though the storm's outer bands barely had touched the county.

    The declaration, made by President Bush at the request of Gov. Jeb Bush, has allowed more than 9,800 Miami-Dade residents to collect at least $21 million in tax-free grants and prompted calls for federal investigations into the claims. Miami-Dade officials say they didn't request the designation.

    Exactly how residents of Miami-Dade became eligible for storm relief when Frances caused little to no visible damage has been the subject of speculation ..."

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