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Bitter spars in Crist-Scott debate

Florida’s economy — and which candidate would help it more — drove the final debate held Tuesday between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist. They also sparred over the minimum wage and climate change. Tampa Bay News

In fact, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released this morning, Scott and Crist are tied with voters at 42 percent each with Libertarian Adrian Wyllie claiming 7 percent. Florida News

The Department of Homeland Security announced that travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea must enter the U.S. through one of five designated airports that have advanced screening procedures in New York, Newark, Washington, Chicago, and Atlanta. National News

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen in a border town. Global News