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New state test rolls out

The first round of new state tests will be given to Hillsborough County public school students beginning today. The new Florida Standards Assessment in language arts and math is aligned to new education standards. Tampa Bay News

Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses and medical marijuana will all be issues that will come up during Florida’s 2015 legislative session. Florida News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington, D.C., where he'll deliver a speech to Congress Tuesday — an event that's causing debate both in the U.S. and Israel. National News

Iraq has launched a military operation to recapture Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein, from the Islamic State and its allies. Global News

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