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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Miami Herald reported Sunday that "switching parties is a time-honored tradition in Florida politics, but Charlie Crist is doing it at a time, at a level and in a way never before attempted." On Sunday, The Miami Herald's Steve Bousquet reported that "switching parties is a time-honored tradition in Florida politics, but Charlie Crist is doing it at a time, at a level and in a way never before attempted."
4 hrs ago | CBS Local
State biologists are finding more panther tracks in Polk County and throughout southwest Florida. In recent years panthers have been tracked or photographed near Avon Park and Haines City, and they've been seen in developments outside Naples.
8 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
Planning for your retirement takes a lot of effort, with many financial considerations proving to be difficult to predict. With so many people having saved little or nothing toward their retirement, the need to find places to live that won't break the bank on a fixed income from Social Security is greater than ever.
13 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
Animal care officials confiscated 50 dogs and 11 cats from a Jacksonville woman's home after she became overwhelmed by them. Jacksonville's Animal Care and Protective Services says 49-year-old Audrey Burch was trying to take care of unwanted animals when their numbers grew too high.
17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Visiting Florida for the state Republican Party's annual fundraising dinner, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal gave a warning that would have seemed laughable just a few months ago. "This election is too important for the people of Florida, it is too important for our country, to take this for granted," Jindal told supporters of Gov. Rick Scott's re-election who gathered outside the Grand Floridian Resort before the 2014 Victory Dinner to greet Scott, Jindal and others who arrived by bus.
If it's a romantic, relaxed bike trip you're looking for, the Pinellas Trail might be the thing for you. Cyclists came one step closer to achieving the dream of a paved trail from the east coast of Florida to the west coast when Florida Governor Rick Scott approved $15.9 million in funding for the project known as the Coast to Coast Connector for the 2014 - 2015 fiscal year.
Saving A 35 per night, the price includes full English breakfast. Book by September 20 for stays until November 2014.
Bring on the beauties. The Doral City Council is giving its stamp of approval to host the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant.
A new breed of salons that don't cut hair are catching on, the blow dry bar, harkening back to 1950s. Women can go get a blow dry and share cocktails and champagne.
Travel time is an important performance measure used to assess the traffic operational quality of various types of highway facilities. Previous research funded by the Florida Department of Transportation on travel time reliability developed, implemented, and evaluated tools for estimating travel time reliability for freeways and arterials.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has widened his lead over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, according to new survey results released on Friday. In a poll of 1,000 Sunshine State voters conducted by Associated Industries of Florida , Scott beats Crist by 47 percent to 41 percent, according to Political Fix Florida.
'There's no partisan politics about kids. It's all about doing what's right, first and foremost."
The family-friendly sequel to the 2011 "Dolphin Tale" movie is hitting theaters, and it's again inspired by the real-life rescue and rehabilitation of sea animals in Florida. Like the first movie, Winter the dolphin and her prosthetic tail figures heavily into the film - but is joined by Hope, a stray dolphin calf.
According to an arrest report, one of the officers at the Northwest Florida Reception Center in Chipley directed a "takedown" of 31-year-old prisoner Jeremiah Tatum during an escort. A video shows officers slammed Tatum face-first into the concrete while he was in leg and hand restraints.
The West Indian Manatee is a Sirenian that is only found in the western Atlantic Ocean. The subspecies that is found in Florida is known as the Florida Manatee.
A weak area of low pressure trying to spin up in the Bahamas is drifting west and may arrive near the Palm Beach County coast Friday morning, forecasters said.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:54 pm
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