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A new survey indicates Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul and former Gov. Jeb Bush would all fare about the same in a potential presidential matchup against Hillary Clinton in 2016.
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Groups supporting Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio lead the pack of potential Republican presidential candidates in spending money and investing in possible campaigns this year, more than 20 months before the first votes are cast in 2016.
LIVE IN OSCEOLA COUNTY,MICHELLE MEREDITH, WESH 2 NEWS. A MAN CURRENTLY IN PRISON FOR CHILD ABUSE IS ACCUSED IN TAKING PART OF A GRAND THEFT SCHEME FROM BEHIND BARS.
It's gone from a matter of "if" to "when." A controversial oil drilling proposal now appears imminent, or is it? Late Tuesday night, the Department of Environmental Protection sent out a strong message it still doesn't plan to deny drilling near sensitive wildlife and people.
We're sure that after yesterday the last thing you want to hear about is more taxes.
Florida legislators with extra money to spend are trying to steer taxpayer funds to everything from gun ranges and a military museum to a course designed to teach "sexual risk avoidance."
An infant is in critical condition days after his mother said she gave birth in a Florida motel bathtub while on a crack-cocaine binge.
PHOTO COURTESY OF CINDERIC DOCUMENTARIES INC. He listens - DeLand resident Eric Dusenbery is a photographer and a "story listener," whose photography skills enable him to use many types of equipment.
As part of a 5-month clean-up project to improve water quality and flow, hundreds of artifacts dating from the Ice Age to the 20th century were recovered in a Florida spring.
The next governor of Florida could be determined by the success or failure of the Affordable Care Act.
A bill in Florida that would make small brewers sell their own bottled or canned beer to distributors and then buy it back even though the beer would never leave the premises has created a national stir involving the "three-tiered" distribution system in that state.
Gov. Rick Scott visited a Department of Children & Families service center in Opa-locka on Tuesday to tout additional funding and staffing for the troubled agency's child protection system.
In a tongue-in-cheek column in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday , columnist Bret Stephens backed Sen. Rand Paul to be the Republican Party's next presidential nominee.
According to Tiffany Cowie, spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Education, Suwannee reported 359 students received corporal punishment during the 2012-13 school year.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist is delivering a blistering attack on his successor as he aims to reclaim his former office.
With the federal government making clear last week that no new Medicaid money is coming Florida's way, legislators say it's important they re-evaluate a new funding model that safety-net hospitals say will cost them hundreds of millions of dollars a year.