In brief: Governor approves $1.35 million for man wrongfully convicted


Gov. Rick Scott, left, shakes hands with William Dillon prior to signing a relief bill for Dillion’s wrongful conviction as bill sponsors Sen. Mike Haridopolos, R-Melbourne, left, and Rep. Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island look on, on Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla. The Florida House passed a bill that would compensate Dillon $1.35 million for spending 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)