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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Sam Oser is 88, and he wants to live long enough to see a Democrat get elected governor of Florida again - even one who used to be a Republican.
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5 hrs ago | CFRA
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens during an education panel discussion in Las Vegas, on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
8 hrs ago | Capital Soup
Governor Scott said, "Ann and I join every family throughout our state celebrating the Easter holiday this weekend.
A Canadian-based real estate investment company has closed on a land deal in southern Manatee County that could light up the pot industry in Florida.
Increasingly companies are trying to hedge costs associated with attacks on their networks by purchasing cyber insurance.
The news that Hillary Rodham Clinton will become a grandmother is being framed as a factor in the decision she'll make about a 2016 presidential campaign.
Miami-Dade and Broward counties each created 5,000 jobs in March, contributing to Florida's nation-leading total of 22,900 new jobs, according to government data released Friday.
Despite support from leading Republicans including Gov. Rick Scott, a push to offer a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally appears doomed again this year.
Two separate measures under consideration in the Florida state legislature give ratepayers more of a voice against their water companies, and now it looks possible the bills may merge.
If you've collected two or more DUIs in Florida, a judge can force you to install an interlock device in your car.
When it comes to having an open and transparent government that is accountable to the people, Florida truly leads the nation.
Judges may soon have another way to force drunken drivers to get clean and sober by making them have their breath tested twice a day instead of blowing into machines that keep their cars from starting.
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.
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.