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Memorial Day, the traditional kickoff of the summer travel season, is just days away, and many Americans will take to the roadways and skies during the coming holiday weekend.
A toddler nearly drowned in a pool at a neighborhood day care center on Tuesday.
Florida leads the nation by a wide margin in the number of felons who have served their sentences but cannot vote.
Litigation over kosher food in state prisons welcomed less today by legal order than prohibited, discouraged conduct was decades ago.
Music vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman offers his insights, opinions, and observations about the local scene.
Florida was shut out Tuesday by the National Football League and Major League Soccer.
Two months after contributing $110,000 to Gov. Rick Scott's reelection campaign, an upstart property insurance company is likely to reap a $52 million windfall, paid from the coffers of Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
The westbound outside lane on U.S. Highway 98 west of Big Kahuna's Water Park will be closed from 9 p.m. today to 5 a.m. Thursday as crews make road repairs, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.
Gov. Rick Scott has signed an elections bill that attempts to reverse some of the restrictions the Republican-controlled Legislature put in place in 2011, including allowing more early-voting. The legislation is a response to the ridicule Florida received in the days after President Barack Obama 's re-election when votes were still being counted in ... (more)
The 61st Florida Folk Festival , opening Friday, May 24, holds much more in store than the average festival goer is programmed to expect.
A national study by of federal data shows that Florida is the leader in identity theft incidents and its not even a close competition.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who had a tough time winning cooperation this past year from the Republican-led Legislature, struck back on Monday by vetoing nearly $400 million from the state's new budget.
For 10 years, political pros have taken it almost as gospel that the strongest statewide Democratic candidates are centrists from Florida's top battleground region of Tampa Bay.
Start with a six-figure base salary for state college presidents. Add five figures for their retirement, another five for deferred compensation and another five for housing.
Robin Lunceford, the blunt and eccentric inmate who was the star witness in the trial of a woman accused of murdering Miami foster child Rilya Wilson, is free from prison.
Gov. Rick Scott today signed a bill requiring Florida school districts to start paying for the classes that teenagers take at local colleges through their high schools' dual-enrollment programs.