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Crist and Scott are essentially tied in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, in good part because Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie pulls support from Crist.
The former governor will get millions in campaign cash under the state’s public campaign financing program created to help low-budget candidates counter big-pocketed opponents.
Upon his election in 2010, Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team included a Florida Power & Light executive who pitched his company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida to fuel a new generation of gas-fired power plants in places like Port Everglades.
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