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 Florida, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florida is a village located in Monroe County, Missouri, USA, at the 2000 census, the population was 9.
Florida was the birthplace of writer Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain) in 1835 [1].
Florida is located at 39°29′30″N, 91°47′23″W (39.491712, -91.789973)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Florida,_Missouri   (280 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Florida results are based on telephone interviews with 869 registered voters, aged 18+, conducted July 19-22, 2004 by The Gallup Organization.
Based on past voting history in Florida, turnout is assumed to be 50% of the voting age population.
Based on past voting history in Missouri, turnout is assumed to be 55% of the voting age population.
www.usatoday.com /news/polls/tables/live/2004-07-25-battleground-poll.htm   (756 words)

 Division of Licensing - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With the addition of Section 790.015, Florida Statutes, in 1999, Florida's weapons and firearms law was amended to allow the Division of Licensing to enter into agreements with other states on the issue of carrying concealed weapons.
Florida law provides that an out-of-state resident must have in his or her immediate possession a valid license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm.
Florida CANNOT extend the privilege of concealed carry to citizens of these states who are under the age of 21.
licgweb.doacs.state.fl.us /news/concealed_carry.html   (2144 words)

 ro0601 News Review 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Florida optometrists sidestepped a bullet and are now breathing a sigh of relief.
Meanwhile, a bill in Missouri that would have drastically curtailed comanagement quietly died in committee.
The legislation would have restricted comanagement to a very few circumstances, such as when the surgeon is unavailable, or when the distance to the surgeon’s office would cause undue hardship for the patient.
www.revoptom.com /body/articles/6_2001/ro0601news4.html   (474 words)

 Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management: Florida, Missouri rule on taxing magazines: courts choose to tax ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Florida Supreme Court, in agreement with Magazine Publishers of America and other parties, ruled that it is unconstitutional to apply state sales taxes to magazines and exempt newspapers.
The motion calls for the Florida Court either to refund taxes previously paid by magazines or to assess retroactively past taxes due on newspapers.
However, at the urging of newspaper publishers in the state, a law was passed excusing newspapers from paying the back taxes "if, for two years, they don't raise any question of the unconstitutionality or validity of taxing newspapers," explains Benton.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3065/is_n7_v19/ai_9259547   (534 words)

 Civil War Florida -- THE source for information on Florida's Civil War Soldiers
The 11th Massachusetts Infantry was one of the regiments of Carr's Brigade, Humphreys' Division, Sickles' III Corps of the Army of the Potomac directly engaged with troops from Perry's Florida Brigade on July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg.
As the Florida Brigade advanced from the Northeast Corner of Spangler's Woods towards the Emmitsburg Road, their assault was contested first by the 1st Massachusetts Infantry's skirmish line (see 1st Massachusetts Infantry Skirmish Line Marker) and eventually by the main line of Carr's Brigade at the road itself.
It is a work of historical fiction set in Florida cattle country during the opening months of World War II and should be quite a treat for anyone with an interest in Florida history.
www.civilwarflorida.com /site/news   (1968 words)

 Florida State Splits At Seminole Classic; Missouri Wins Title :: FSU defeated Nicholls State and dropped its second ...
Florida State (3-3) defeated Nicholls State (0-4) in the first morning game at the Seminole Softball Complex, winning 7-3.
Florida State registered a hard-earned third inning as a total of six runs were scored.
Florida State was held scoreless in the final four innings.
seminoles.collegesports.com /sports/w-softbl/recaps/021205aae.html   (1038 words)

 Business Wire: AAA Missouri Teams with ResortQuest for ``Destin-ation Getaway'' Special; Midwest AAA Club Offers New ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
AAA Missouri is teaming up with ResortQuest International, Inc. (NYSE:RZT), the nation's leading manager and marketer of vacation condos, homes and villas, to offer a special travel package for its members in parts of the Midwest and South driving to Destin and other parts of Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast for their summer vacations.
AAA Missouri, a local travel supplier covering Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Eastern Kansas, Southern Illinois and Southern Indiana, is now promoting stays in upscale vacation beach condos for rates starting at $125 a night in Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast.
AAA Missouri is a member service organization providing travel, motoring, insurance and financial services to more than 1 million AAA members throughout Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Eastern Kansas, Southern Illinois and Southern Indiana.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2003_June_10/ai_102957016   (599 words)

Mary Ellen Gowin Pendleton died in Hereford, Missouri in 1940 and was buried in Mexico, Missouri.
Lemuel Gowan of Valle, Missouri was named as a delegate to the Republican convention to be held in Hillsboro on May 5, 1888, according to the April 25 edition of the newspaper.
In the 1850 census, “Dicy Myers, age 10, born in Missouri,” was an orphan living in the home of Thomas Cary with her four brothers, according to the research of W. Landers.
bz.llano.net /gowen/manuscript/Gowenms090.htm   (6698 words)

 Missouri Wall of Fame Mural - Cape Girardeau County, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Appearing on the floodwall in downtown Cape Girardeau are 45 famous persons who were born in Missouri or achieved fame while living in the state: from President Harry S. Truman (born in Lamar), to outlaws Frank and Jesse James (born in Kearney).
Centered on the mural is the Missouri flag, which was designed in Cape Girardeau by Marie Watkins Oliver in 1908.
He was born in Florida, Missouri, and grew up in Hannibal.
rosecity.net /murals/mural04.html   (1140 words)

 Missouri, Timeline of State History - SHG Resources
The Missouri statehood controversy became a national issue as the issue of slavery was debated.
The "Missouri Compromise" allowed Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state and Maine as a free state, thus keeping the balance of slave and free states equal in Congress.
Lemma Barkeloo was the first woman lawyer in Missouri (St. Louis); She was the first woman trial lawyer in the United States, and the first woman lawyer to try a case in federal court.
www.shgresources.com /mo/timeline   (3327 words)

 Baptist boarding schools closes in Missouri, Florida
Louis -- A southeast Missouri religious reform school questioned for its strict disciplining of troubled teenagers has closed, ending a run marked lately by dwindling enrollment and legal dustups over its methods.
In Missouri, where state law generally exempts religious boarding schools from state regulation and oversight, Mountain Park has had competition, some with their own legal problems.
In northeast Missouri, the discipline-minded Heartland Christian Academy sued after authorities and juvenile officials took 115 children from the rural complex by buses in an October 2001 raid.
www.rickross.com /reference/mountain_park/mountain_park30.html   (666 words)

 CNN.com - Poll: Bush, Kerry about even in 3 key states - Jul 26, 2004
Bush holds a slight numerical lead over Kerry in Florida, Kerry has a little larger numerical lead in Ohio, and the two are tied in Missouri.
In Florida, with 27 electoral votes, Bush was the choice of 50 percent of the 699 likely voters polled, while 47 percent of those surveyed preferred Kerry.
In Missouri, where Nader drew the support of 3 percent of likely voters polled, Bush and Kerry remained tied at 47 percent.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/07/25/states.poll   (583 words)

 The Pathway - Florida Baptists thank MBC disaster relief work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
MBC Executive Director David Clippard and MBC President Mitchell Jackson were delighted to accept the plaque in honor of the numerous, anonymous Missouri Baptists who often served 12 or 15 hours a day on disaster relief crews.
As Southern Baptists logged 48,341 days of disaster response labor in Florida, Missouri Baptists were right in the mix.
Decker said the ongoing challenge in 2005 for Missouri Baptists will be providing disaster relief in Asia, where a Dec. 26 Indian Ocean earthquake and subsequent tsunamis have left millions homeless and desperate for help.
www.mobaptist.org /thepathway/-1999989061/-1999944566.htm   (288 words)

 MONG News - Missouri Guard assists Florida in hurricane relief
Thirty-one members of the Missouri Air and Army National Guard deployed on Sept. 12 from Jefferson City to Florida in response to a request for assistance as a result of Hurricanes Frances and Ivan.
The Missouri Guard is currently the only state in the country possessing new Interim Satellite Incident Site Communications Sets capable of linking incident sites to the statehouse and Federal Agencies.
Four teams were quickly formed and deployed to Florida in response to their request for emergency assistance.
www.moguard.com /displayarticle.asp?ArticleID=86   (466 words)

 Missouri Authors -- Southern Literary Review
Born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, his family moved to Hannibal, Missouri, a rural town along the Mississippi when he was four years old.
Mary Robertson is the owner of Annie Laurie’s Antiques in Cape Girardeau, Missouri—a mid-south town on the edge of Missouri on the Mississippi River.
...was born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, a small town in the southwest corner of Missouri.
www.southernlitreview.com /states/missouri.htm   (318 words)

 Mark Twain quotations - Florida, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
My parents removed to Missouri in the early 'thirties; I do not remember just when, for I was not born then and cared nothing for such things.
The home was made in the wee village of Florida, in Monroe County, and I was born there in 1835.
But I did it for Florida, and it shows that I could have done it for any place--even London, I suppose.
www.twainquotes.com /Florida.html   (177 words)

 Missouri Bed and Breakfast, Garth Woodside Mansion in Hannibal, MO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Missouri Bed and Breakfast, Garth Woodside Mansion in Hannibal, MO Vote for the
Mark Twain's writing is also known for realism of place and language, memorable characters, and hatred of hypocrisy and oppression.
Born in Florida, Missouri, Clemens moved with his family to Hannibal, Missouri, a port on the Mississippi River, when he was four years old.
www.hannibal-missouri.com /Twain.html   (441 words)

 Tigers Come From Behind for 6-3 Win over No. 10 Florida State :: ...Missouri Softball Improves to 3-0...
Down two runs entering the top of the second inning, sophomore catcher Kathy Masterson (St. Louis, Mo.) cut Florida State's lead in half with her two-out run.
Junior Joanne Loethen's (St. Thomas, Mo.) sixth-inning run helped secure Missouri's second straight victory over the Seminoles, and gives the Tigers a 7-1 lead in the all-time series.
Missouri will take on Nicholls State in the final game of the Seminole Classic at 3:45 p.m.
mutigers.cstv.com /sports/w-softbl/recaps/021205aaa.html   (439 words)

 Central Missouri vs Florida Southern (Mar 09, 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Florida Southern - inning 2 Bartlett struck out, out at first c to 1b.
Central Missouri - inning 3 Rudock to 1b for Davies.
Florida Southern - inning 6 Harris,K to 1b for Blackburn,B. Bartlett singled.
www.cmsu.edu /athletic/softball/03SoftStats/CMS-FSC.HTM   (604 words)

 Anguish over Iraq war resonates in Missouri: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
While there is no agreement on either the claim of safety or the charge from Cheney, there is plenty of anguish in Missouri about the war--what it has accomplished, where it is headed and whether it has made America safer.
In many ways Missouri is an amalgam of America--an uneasy confluence of urban and rural, North and South.
Those kinds of questions are a daily concern in tiny Missouri City, where two homes in particular, one on Walnut Street and the other on Main, bear yellow ribbons and American flags, public reminders that children who once lived here are far away and too close to danger.
www.sun-sentinel.com /chi-0409240150sep24,0,707655.story?page=2   (850 words)

 Attorney Peter Herzog, Herzog Crebs, St. Louis, Missouri
Peter W. Herzog is a 1961 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Missouri and Florida.
He was one of only two Missouri attorneys selected by clients as an exceptional service provider.
Herzog is a member of the Missouri and Florida Bar Associations and the American Bar Association (Antitrust Law, Corporation and Banking and Business Law Sections).
www.hcmllp.com /cm/attorneybios/peterherzog.asp   (299 words)

 UGASports.com - Florida, Missouri rankings updated
But only three players in the top 25 have made up their mind and many battles between the Big Three of Florida, Florida State and Miami have yet to be decided.
The Missouri Top 25 did see some shake up in the middle and the bottom of the rankings, compared to the last release.
Overall in the state, you have to be impressed with the job that Gary Pinkel and the Missouri Tigers have done.
uga.rivals.com /content.asp?CID=148331   (480 words)

 Brother Samuel Langhorne Clemens: A Missouri Freemason
Critics in the east at first were inclined to keep him "under watch as a strange and wild western animal on the carefully clipped lawn of the New England letters." Yet, the years have proven Mark Twain's genius and he is loved by the world as the greatest of American humorists.
The house in Florida, purchased and given by M. Violette as the birthplace of the great writer, was placed in the park.
Also, in tribute to his birthplace, the State of Missouri, in 1913, erected a granite shaft surmounted by a bust of Mark Twain in the center of the town square.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Oracle/1190/mark-twain-1.html   (3321 words)

 Baseball Travels to 2006 Pepsi Classic; Faces Ohio State, Missouri and Florida :: Demon Deacons open tournament against ...
Missouri also returns arguably the top starting pitcher in the entire country, first team All-American Max Scherzer.
FLORIDA INSIDER -- The NCAA runner-up Gators return 23 letterwinners and seven position starters from a squad that went 48-23 last season.
Florida is led offensively by Matt LaPorta -- the 2005 SEC Player of the Year and consensus first-team All-American.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/stories/022306ade.html   (2868 words)

 Disaster Areas - Florida, Kansas, Missouri and Texas
Disaster Areas - Florida, Kansas, Missouri (new counties in italics) and Texas (new counties in italics)
Monroe county in Florida has been declared to be a disaster area because of storm damage caused by Tropical Storm Mitch beginning November 4, 1998.
Carroll, Clay, and Jackson, Platte, and Ray counties in Missouri have been declared to be disaster areas because of storm damage and flooding beginning October 4, 1998.
www.osfa.state.la.us /pol2189.htm   (360 words)

 PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED BURGLARS APPREHENDED IN MISSOURI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As both have recent Florida identifications, all Florida investigators should check their burglary cases for similar type burglaries.
Both were arrested by Saint Charles, Missouri Police Department on burglary charges after a female victim observed the female in her house during daytime hours and chased her down the street, catching her prior to Buczek escaping in a green 1997 Ford Taurus, 4 door, bearing Pennsylvania Tag# DGK5128.
The posted photographs are the latest from their St. Charles, Missouri arrest and their latest discovered Florida Identifications.
www.seminolesheriff.org /traveling_criminals/trav144_pieniazek-buczek.html   (573 words)

 Missouri Tigers | NCAA Football at CBS SportsLine.com
SHREVEPORT, La.- Missouri quarterback Brad Smith didn't squirm as he fielded questions before the Independence Bowl, but acknowledged he'd rather avoid the spotlight before the game.
Missouri football captain suspended for bowl game after drug arrest
COLUMBIA, Mo.- Missouri safety and captain Jason Simpson will not travel with the team to the Independence Bowl after being arrested for marijuana possession over the weekend.
www.sportsline.com /collegefootball/teams/page/MO   (213 words)

 2005 Florida State Box Score :: Missouri 6, #10 Florida State 3
Florida State IP H R ER BB SO AB BF ----------------------------------------------- Tiffany McDonald....
Missouri starters: 18/cf Bowers; 8/lf Roening; 23/1b Minner; 5/dh Schuyler; 4/ss Kunkel; 21/3b Power; 3/c Masterson; 17/rf White; 10/2b Stringer; 1/p Peterson; Florida State starters: 5/cf W Buckmon; 13/lf N Jacob; 1/2b V Wootson; 33/ss T George; 15/3b L Palmer; 11/c M Wood; 9/1b B Osmon; 6/dh K Hoffer; 22/rf L Davis; 23/p T McDonald;
Florida State 2nd - B Osmon hit by pitch.
seminoles.cstv.com /sports/w-softbl/stats/021205aaa.html   (1090 words)

 MSN Encarta - Mark Twain
Twain’s writing is also known for realism of place and language, memorable characters, and condemnation of hypocrisy and oppression.
Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835, and moved with his family to Hannibal, Missouri, a port on the Mississippi River, when he was four years old.
There he received a public school education and spent his childhood in contact with the people who made their living from the river.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555419/Mark_Twain.html   (879 words)

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