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2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Florida Polytechnic University's Science and Technology Building is a bold statement for innovation, but should the institution's appetite for the cutting edge be the death knell for cover-bound books at the library on its Lakeland campus? If you have ever spent time at the library, in the cool quiet with the dusty-clean smell of books all around ... (more)
7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
The state's biggest teachers union and its school board association filed a lawsuit aimed at ending one of the nation's largest private school voucher programs on Thursday - two days after that legal threat helped sink Volusia County School Board member Diane Smith's re-election bid.
11 hrs ago | SFGate
Saying it has reached a "tipping point," Florida's teacher union along with other groups filed a lawsuit Thursday aimed at ending one of the nation's largest private school voucher programs.
15 hrs ago | Patch.com
While the Florida Department of Education has modified national Common Core Standards to quell concerns about the viability of the benchmarks, that's not good enough for Lee County.
19 hrs ago | News Talk Florida
Just days after Florida's primary election, the state's Democrats are making a show of unity at rallies in Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.
Boomerang kids, take heart: One of your own is making a splash in Florida politics.
In one of the largest motorcycle-accident judgments in Florida, the family of a motorcyclist killed in a collision with a truck driver operating for a Landstar System Inc. subsidiary has been awarded nearly $15 million.
In an unusual move, the Florida Supreme Court justices today decided to rule on case involving the state's same-sex marriage ban, according to the Orlando Sentinel .
It's that time again! The kids are back in school, you're not allowed to wear white, the taste of pumpkin lattes lingers on your palate and stores are already getting out their Christmas decorations.
While Florida's top crop might be tourists slathered in sunscreen, agriculture ranks right up there, too.
If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.
Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."
A Broward County grand jury has charged four women - one of them a child welfare caseworker - with ignoring the suffering of a severely disabled Lauderhill pre-teen who withered away and died while under the protection of the state.
Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .
Voters in Southwest Florida can head to the polls beginning at 7 a.m. as primary election day gets underway.
The maps and letters fell out of an aging file folder in a dark corner of a room called the "Curious Vault" at the Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science.
Not only have Central Florida law enforcement officers violated federal rules in conducting "To Catch a Predator"-inspired sex stings, but WTSP in Tampa has learned they may also violate longstanding federal law that prohibits the use of military resources to enforce state laws.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:28 pm
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