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Editorial: Will All Aboard Florida create unfunded mandates for...
Local governments in our region should follow Martin County's lead and make their own inquiries about the potential cost of this project in their jurisdictions.
Sun May 19, 2013
Florida Governor Rick Scott To Veto 3% College Tuition Hike
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, seen in a recent interview with NBC 6, planned to sign the budget into law on Monday.
Powerball lottery winner: Florida woman scoops A 390 million in US lotto
If she bought her ticket alone she will be the biggest personal lottery winner in American history winning half a BILLION dollars One lucky young woman in a suburban Florida town woke up yesterday to find herself richer than Simon Cowell, Elton John and Posh and Becks.
After pill mills dry up, addicts turn to heroin
Kevin Foley stood before a judge in Broward County's drug court - fellow abusers sitting behind him in the benches - talking about the fitful life of a recovering addict, the random drug tests, the counseling and what he hoped was his next, clean chapter.
The Las Vegas Sun
Small Florida city wonders who won Powerball jackpot
A woman prepares to choose her numbers on a lottery ticket Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the Chinatown district in Oakland, Calif.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Florida governor should veto fast track to death chamber
But that doesn't change the fact that in 2000, stung that 13 inmates had been exonerated and freed from death row in the previous 23 years, Ryan committed an act of profound moral courage, imposing a moratorium on capital punishment.
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Agent Honored by Anti Defamation League
Orange County Sheriff’s Office Agent Honored by Anti Defamation League for Hate and Domestic Terror Investigation The ADL proudly honors Kelly Boaz, Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office Agent and Assistant Bomb Commander with the ADL Doris and Murray Felton Excellence in Law Enforcement Award for 2012. Past recipients of the Award include Sheriff Ric L. Bradshaw of the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, Sergeant Barry Mankes of the Miami-Dade Police Department and SheriffsTV own Captain Rick Wierzbicki(Ret) formerly of the Broward County Sheriffs Office Hate Crimes/Anti Bias Task Force.
The Florida Times-Union
Legislation to speed up Florida executions draws mixed reaction
Bruce.Lipsky@jacksonville.com Sharabia Mack shows a picture of her sister Tyresa Mack on her cellphone on May 10.
Sat May 18, 2013
Florida No. 1 in barring ex-prisoners from voting
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Florida leads the nation by a wide margin in the number of felons who have served their sentences but cannot vote.
The Miami Herald
Living on the edge of Florida
It's set in Utina, a bitty town on the Intracoastal between St. Augustine and Jacksonville, the sort of sleepy place you might find if you get off the interstate.
Florida legislature views specialty vehicle plate to honor fallen peace officers
The state of Florida will potentially add another personalized vehicle license plate to its existing robust cadre of motor vehicle plate choices.
The Miami Herald
Oil industry eyes South Florida again
Fueled by lofty oil prices, more efficient drilling techniques and the promise of untapped but also largely unproven reservoirs, at least a half-dozen companies plan to expand exploration across Southwest Florida.
The Miami Herald
Kosher prison food lawsuit goes forward
Bruce Rich didn't fare so well in the Florida justice system in 1999, when a Miami-Dade County jury found him guilty of murdering his parents and a judge sentenced him to life in prison.
The Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott leads trade mission to Chile
Gov. Rick Scott will lead a state delegation to Chile next week, his eighth overseas trade mission since taking office.
Sweetwater Brewing's Freddy Bensch Wants You To Drink 'Something Fresh, Something American'
You may have noticed a little extra tie-dye on your tap handles as of late, as Atlanta's signature Sweetwater Brewing has made its way down to the South Florida market.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Unemployment continues downward trend
The unemployment rate for Pinellas County dropped to 6.5 percent in April, according to the May 17 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Florida DCF prepares for hurricane season
The official start of hurricane season is just two weeks away and the Florida Department of Children and Families is taking action to be ready.
News 4 Jax
Florida crime rate lowest in 42 years
Good evening. A decrease in crime in the Sunshine State last year... 2012 had a lower number of thefts, robberies and burglaries than the year before.
What's HOT South Florida
A week ago Monday was the first annual Miss Castle Lounge Pageant at, of course, Castle Lounge in Hollywood.
Police: San Leandro youth minister arrested in Florida prostitution operation
A 45-year-old youth minister attending a religious conference in Florida was arrested last week after he answered an online advertisement offering sex with a 14-year-old girl, police said.