- Newsmaker: Florida Judge Says State Can Reject Late Recount - In Florida today, a crucial decision goes the Republican way but the Democrats are appealing. Linda Kleindienst, state capitol bureau chief for the Sun-Sentinel of South Florida, updates us on the continuing political and judicial battles, as well as where the major players line up on tomorrow's football field.
- Reporter's Notebook: Collision of Two National Pastimes - Florida is in the eye of America's political storm, but in Tallahassee tomorrow night, the presidency takes a backseat when Florida State meets Florida in football. Gerald Ensley, a former sports reporter who's been a columnist for the past 20 years at the Tallahassee Democrat talks with us about the big game.
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