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TALLAHASSEE — Three HCA trauma centers that are being challenged in court would be protected under a measure that advanced in the Florida House on Tuesday — even as legislators expressed concern over hospital billing practices revealed in a Tampa Bay Times investigation.
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The Florida Legislature has been busy writing up bills willy-nilly these past few weeks, all in an effort to make the Sunshine State not so ridiculous in the eyes of the rest of the nation.
You seasoned Orlando beer drinkers think you've had everything Florida's craft movement has to offer? Think again.
Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections .
The Florida Civil Rights Association announced its plan to sue the Orlando Police Department and the city of Orlando on Tuesday in connection with a teenager's death.
Not to be confused with the punk and hardcore-oriented DIY house shows, living room concerts are acoustic-oriented affairs with audiences that seek a quieter, more intimate live music experience than typically found in bars and clubs.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is launching a $2.2 million television ad buy for his re-election that aims to reintroduce the Republican incumbent to the state's voters.
The offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon burns in the Gulf of Mexico April 21, 2010.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reduced the 2013-14 Florida orange crop by one percent from the February estimate to 114 million boxes, while the grapefruit and tangerine crops sustained larger percentage losses.
I t's tough for Florida to be viewed as a global business player when corporate brands in the state cannot compete on the world stage.
A new police report says the first thing a pregnant South Carolina woman said after driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida was that she was abused by her husband.
Apopka, Belle Isle , Edgewood , Maitland , Winter Garden and Winter Park also have council seats on the ballot, while Republican voters in southwest Orange County will choose a nominee for the Florida House of Representatives District 44 seat formerly held by Rep. Steve Precourt, R-Orlando.
Candidates for Congress in Pinellas County, Florida, appear at a Feb. 25 debate.
Hundreds of marchers are joining the Rev. Al Sharpton, the parents of Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis and Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, members of the Dream Defenders and others this morning in opposition to and calling for changes to Florida's hotly contested "Stand Your Ground" law.
You can lay claim to a 1,260-foot stretch of busy highway a mile outside of town and set up one of the nation's most notorious speed traps.
A Winter Haven man told police he stabbed his mother to death because she had been "controlling his money for too long."
L ysa Telzer had spent a grueling two hours testifying in the death-penalty hearing of the man convicted of beating her mother-in-law to death with a hammer.