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1 hr ago | Miami New Times

South Florida Celeb Ariana Grande Among Victims of Mass Hacked Nude Pic Leak

The FBI has opened an investigation this morning after hackers flooded Internet message boards yesterday with hundreds of nude photos of celebrities, apparently stolen off their cell phones and computers.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Computer Security, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking the latest NextGen attack on Gov. Rick Scott

NextGen Climate, a deep-pocketed, proenvironmental group, has unleashed another attack on Gov. Rick Scott as it relates to a drilling project that the state ultimately shut down.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Collier County, FL

6 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Governor Scott Statement on Murder of Steven Sotloff

Today, Governor Scott released a statement following the heinous murder of Steven Sotloff by ISIS.


Related Topix: University of Central Florida, Florida Government

10 hrs ago | WHAS11

Casey Anthony judge retires, joins private firm

A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony's murder trial is retiring from the bench, but not from the courtroom.


Related Topix: Florida Government, Casey Anthony

10 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

10 hrs ago | KFVS12

Versatile Viggo speaks French in 'Far From Men'

1, 2014. . Actor Viggo Mortensen poses for portraits during the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

14 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

Florida: 5 Things To Know For September 2

Lee County schools Superintendent Nancy Graham will make the request at a board meeting Tuesday in Fort Myers.


Related Topix: Florida Government, Fort Myers, FL, Lee County, FL, Standardized Testing, Education

14 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

"Dolphin Tale" Aquarium Plans To Drop Animal Shows

No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the "Dolphin Tale" movies.


14 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Child Welfare Leaders Hold Summit in Orlando

More than 2,600 child welfare workers from around the state are gathering in Orlando this week for the annual Child Protection Summit.


Related Topix: Florida Government

18 hrs ago | The Tribune

Waldo suspends 2 police chiefs after quota claims

The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder.


Related Topix: Waldo, FL, Gainesville, FL, Alachua County, FL

Mon Sep 01, 2014

News 4 Jax

More Americans working two jobs

The 40 hour work week that has long been regarded as the standard in American labor - isn't so standard anymore.


Climate Change - Adaptation Action Area Planning, SE Florida Regional Compact

This is a webinar conducted as part of the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center's Climate Change Science and Management Webinar series discussing a sea-level rise modeling handbook.


Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL, Broward County, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

Financial News & Daily Record

Florida Supreme Court disciplines 22 lawyers

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 22 attorneys: disbarring eight, suspending five and publicly reprimanding nine.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Prison, Palm Harbor, FL, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The Miami Herald

Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe

Lightning strikes near Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field during a weather delay on Saturday before the Gators' season opener against Idaho.



Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Crist

When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.

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Related Topix: Florida Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Rick Scott

The Raw Story

Florida utilities fear the second-coming of 'Green Governor' Charlie Crist

When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.

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Related Topix: Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Rick Scott

The Orlando Sentinel

Labor Day report: Florida wage gap widens

That's because most Florida workers can celebrate having jobs after a sluggish economic recovery but are stuck with low or stagnant pay, according to the latest Labor Day report by researchers at Florida International University .


Related Topix: Florida International University, Computers, Broward County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Two injured in accidental shooting at Casselberry gun store

Two friends were injured Sunday afternoon at Shoot Straight, a Casselberry gun range, when one tried to unjam a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun and wound up shooting himself in the finger and his friend in the thigh, police reported.


Related Topix: Casselberry, FL

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles

Mike Hightower isn't sure what he'll do next, after from a career that took surprising turns: "I was supposed to be a civics teacher."


Related Topix: US News, Jacksonville, FL, Riverside (Jacksonville, FL), Avondale (Jacksonville, FL)

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Powerball, Florida Lottery Rolls Over

Florida Lotto and Powerball players are hoping they'll have better luck this Wednesday to win lots of cash as the jackpots for both games have rolled over.


Related Topix: Lottery


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