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19 min ago | WTVY Dothan
The Democratic leader in the Alabama House is calling for the Legislature to use its election-year session to approve a state lottery.
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19 min ago | The Wichita Eagle
In this June 30, 2010 file photo, Elian Gonzalez attends an official event with Cuba's President Raul Castro in Havana, Cuba.
3 hrs ago | EDGE
Lights, trees, gingerbread and the Grinch are among the Christmastime attractions on display around the country.
3 hrs ago | CBS Local
A massive winter storm is still causing chaos for travelers at South Florida airports, even as the sun shines brilliantly against blue skies locally.
3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
A Florida man who believes someone placed a Voodoo curse on him a year ago recently reported the alleged magical misdoings to the police, even though he says he's experienced no consequences from the hex, according to an incident report .
7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Florida's next generation of standardized tests will move a step closer to adoption next week when the state gets a look at the players that want to create FCAT 's replacement.
8 hrs ago | Daily Mail
A further 11 pilot whales have been found dead in the Everglades in Florida, bringing the overall death toll to 22 in less than a week.
Rick Scott and his allies just don't play by the same rules everyone else does. Yesterday, The Miami Herald reported that Rick Scott's chief of staff, Adam Hollingsworth, had publicly lied for over a decade about his college education - and even the governor didn't know.
As he gears up to run against Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is making an issue of renewable energy.
Depending on where you live in the state, the largest group of Hispanics may be Mexicans, Puerto Ricans or Cubans.
Child welfare officials are looking to Florida residents to help make holiday wishes come true for some current and former foster youth.
Gov. Rick Scott appointed Ken Detzner as Florida's secretary of state in February 2012.
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Florida premiere of the holiday comedy " Making God Laugh " is inspired by the Woody Allen joke, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans"! As we are entertained over the course of thirty years' of various Holidays, we see the plans of each family member may not turn out as expected.
Florida economists are projecting steady growth in the state's economy over the next few years, giving Gov. Rick Scott more leeway to push for tax cuts next year.
The medicine man planted his sneakers on the deck of the fishing boat, bowed his head and asked God in an ancient tongue to lead the way, to help them find some remnants of the woman who saved the Seminoles, if only her spirit.
Northwest Florida is about to enter the race to bring hundreds, if not thousands, of jobs related to the Airbus factory under construction in Mobile, Ala., to the area.
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