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2 hrs ago | BizPacReview.com
The Southwest Florida Young Republicans voted Monday to support rehabbing Republican Rep. Trey Radel staying on the job, despite pressure from Florida Republican officials and Gov. Rick Scott to step down over his cocaine arrest in Washington in October.
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6 hrs ago | News Max
A Central Florida woman who blames a bear for attacking her and mauling her face Monday while she walked her dogs has prompted wildlife officials to set traps, but they've held off on calling the incident a bear attack, CNN reported .
7 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando
Thousands of unemployed Floridians are looking for answers from Governor Rick Scott about what's being done to fix problems with the state's unemployment benefits system.
12 hrs ago | Gawker
A state plan to honor Union soldiers at Florida's largest Civil War battlefield fell apart this week after "furious" pro-Confederate locals commandeered a town hall meeting, including an African-American activist who called Northern troops rapists and led the crowd in a round of Dixie .
16 hrs ago | Patch.com
Sure, the holidays can be a stress fest. But in the middle of all that shopping, cooking, and prepping, it's also the most family-focused time of the year.
According to a new study published today, the living wage required for a single person in Florida to support him or herself is $16.84 an hour.
Electric bills for Gulf Power customers will go up early next year, but the increase won't be as high as the utility company initially announced.
The trial for a man accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old Jacksonville girl is set to begin the week of May 12. A trial date was set for 57-year-old Donald Smith at a hearing Tuesday.
Last night's succesful combined arts celebration, sets new standards for arts in our nation.
PHOTO COURTESY FWC Defensive - A Florida black bear shows defensive posturing. A bear is suspected of attacking a Longwood woman Dec. 2. While black bear sightings are common in West Volusia, with its woods and forests, interactions with them should be avoided.
Scott on Monday sent out a letter pointing out that 28 districts have finalized pay raises, while another 15 districts have reached tentative agreements over the raises.
They also have something else in common: breast cancer. The threat that is the No.
The creativity of exhibitors in the display hall of Florida Baptists' 152nd annual meeting mirrored the creativity of Florida Baptists in their outreach efforts for the Kingdom of God.
A private group called the Florida Nativity Scene Committee will install the display at noon Tuesday.
To provide opportunities for Miami's artistic talent and to attract new creatives to the city by strengthening the center's residency programs To bring together the city's musicians, dancers and filmmakers to produce a multimedia theatrical work that explores South Florida's evolution from swampland to modern metropolis To provide a platform for ... (more)
Paddling in schools has been declining for years across the country and across Florida.
Jennifer Scharf was heading the wrong way on Interstate 4 when she slammed head-on into Ruben Hernandez-Perez's car early Saturday.