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1 hr ago | Folio Weekly
We don't mention the word gerrymander every day here in Northeast Florida. When we do, however, it's always in conjunction with the name Corrine Brown.
5 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
The request was filed Wednesday by a coalition of groups, including the League of Women Voters, who successfully challenged Florida's current congressional map.
7 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Jacques Albert Calixte, owner and operator of the Haitian American Association against Cancer in Miami, for stealing nearly $300,000 intended to help screen Haitian American women for cancer.
11 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan
The Bay County Sheriff's Office, Holmes County Sheriff's Office, US Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Dale County Sheriff's Office, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Highway Patrol, and Washington County Sheriff's Office all assisted in the recapture.
15 hrs ago | Free Republic
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott trails former Gov. Charlie Crist, running as a Democrat, by a narrow 45 - 40 percent margin in a two-way race.
In the most recent WFLA-TV/SurveyUSA tracking poll, the former governor is now leading incumbent Republican Rick Scott by six points, with a 46-40 percent margin.
A Florida city council's vote to ban sagging pants has sparked a debate among city officials over whether the need for fashion police.
CareerSource Florida applauds today's signing of the bipartisan, bicameral Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act by President Barack Obama.
United States of Fear Real estate website Estately.com conducted a study of America's worst fears by state.
Rich people in Florida are more likely to invest some of their assets in their hobbies than are the wealthy nationwide.
With Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico nearby and birds soaring overhead, Florida First Lady Ann Scott read The Rainbow Fish to 40 students today at Camp Helen State Park in Bay County for the third stop in her Summer Literacy Adventure.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles regularly publishes a list of documents that it will accept as proof of immigration status in connection with an application for a Florida Driver's License.
Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new Spanish-language TV ad, "DedicaciA3n."
Radamel Falcao gets loose during AS Monaco's training session at FIU on Monday, ahead of Wednesday's friendly at Marlins Park.
The high-profile endorsements could be a factor in a crowded District 6 race primary race on Aug. 26, and it covers both sides of the political aisle: The Democrat Chapin is a former county mayor, and Hood was a Republican Orlando mayor, and later served as Florida Secretary of State under Gov. Jeb Bush .
The trial judge overseeing the case of Marissa Alexander, who faces 60 years in prison for firing a shot in a domestic dispute, has ruled that she is not entitled to a second immunity hearing under Florida's controversial "stand your ground" self-defense law.
Attorneys for major power companies told state regulators Monday that mandates for energy efficiency rebates make them reward well-off Floridians at the expense of all residents and businesses.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:53 pm
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