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2014/04/24 18:30
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The Florida Legislature appears to have solved the riddle of juvenile sentencing on its fourth try. After struggling since 2010 to resolve the issue, the Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill...
2014/04/24 18:30
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2014/04/24 14:15
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According to unfortunate statistics from the state, it's more likely now than ever that the offending driver will take off after an accident. In 2012, there were 70,000 hit-and-run accidents. The...
2014/04/24 09:28
2014/04/24 09:28
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is finding out that dealing with immigration issues can be a hard sell to fellow Republicans. Scott entered the 2014 annual session of the Florida...
2014/04/23 23:57
2014/04/23 23:57
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Florida legislators responding to the case of a Tampa-area woman tricked into taking an abortion pill passed a bill Thursday that would make it a crime to kill or injure a fetus at any stage of...
2014/04/23 23:36
2014/04/23 23:36
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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. 4/23/14-SENATEPREZ-Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Fort Myers, left, gets a hug from Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, upon her return to the Senate April 23, 2014 at the Capitol in...
2014/04/23 23:30
2014/04/23 23:30
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After years of battles about limiting lawsuits against nursing homes, the Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval to a compromise plan that would shield some investors from liability while also...
2014/04/23 23:14
2014/04/23 23:14
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By: Lanetra Bennett April 23, 2014 Tallahassee, FL - Administrators at FSU say the real search can now begin. The Presidential Search Committee approved a plan Wednesday, including the criteria...
2014/04/23 22:58
2014/04/23 22:58
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Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. JUDGE DELAYS TRIAL IN LOUD MUSIC KILLING CASE A judge has ruled to delay the trial indefinitely for a...
2014/04/23 17:33
2014/04/23 17:33
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... Hero Remembered Never Dies" is a specialty license plate that would raise money for Police and Kids Foundation, Inc., which supports families of police...
2014/04/23 06:58
2014/04/23 06:58
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Updated: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Cape Coral's representative in the Florida Legislature is facing drunken driving charges after he was arrested in Tallahassee. The Tallahassee Police say Rep. Dane...
2014/04/23 01:51
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That postponement threatens to torpedo efforts to convince Congress to split the $2 billion cost with the state to help restore lake water flows to the Everglades – cut off by decades of drainage to...
2014/04/22 20:07
2014/04/22 20:07
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Funding for improvements to the interchange of Interstate 75 and University Parkway likely has been scrapped from the state's budget. A Florida Legislature conference committee today deleted a...
2014/04/22 17:30
2014/04/22 17:30
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A member of the Florida Legislature was arrested in Tallahassee and charged with drunken driving after an officer spotted him driving erratically and he refused to be tested, police said...
2014/04/22 15:48
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A member of the Florida Legislature is facing drunken driving charges after he was arrested in Tallahassee. The Tallahassee Police say Rep. Dane Eagle was arrested at 2...
2014/04/22 04:10
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After several starts and stops over seven years, the Palm House hotel project seems back on track, with a new operator overseeing its completion. Internationally known London- and Beirut-based...
2014/04/22 03:15
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The Florida Department of Education’s pursuit of teacher assessment based on his or her students’ performance on FCAT math and reading results is being called “slanderous and humiliating” by a Central...
2014/04/22 02:38
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Nearly 80 percent of all crimes are committed by someone using drugs or alcohol, and Sue Holley has idea that could make those criminals sober up. "It's not a new focus but it's...
2014/04/22 01:31
2014/04/22 01:31
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As the medical marijuana debate continues in the Florida Legislature, some lawmakers and even parents are hoping for the best. The bill centers around legalizing what's known as 'Charlotte's Web.'...
2014/04/21 21:51
2014/04/21 21:51
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The conviction that divine right is on one’s side can be a laudable motivator in the cause of good, but it can also rob people of perspective, and impel them to act in irrational ways. The Spanish...
2014/04/20 21:33
2014/04/20 21:33
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While paying for a cleanup, the Florida Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of Florida's lakes, rivers and springs. – Flush with cash in...
2014/04/24 18:30
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