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3 hrs ago | The News-Press
A House committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a sweeping measure aimed at better identifying and serving sexually exploited children.
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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Despite the strong protests of parent groups, school boards and the statewide teacher's union, teachers will now be able to maintain classroom decorum.
11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Eight Florida gay couples backed by a gay rights group have filed a lawsuit seeking to force the state to recognize same-sex marriages in other states, saying their exclusion violates the right to equal protection under the U.S. Constitution.
11 hrs ago | CBS 47
First Alert Weather Alert: Freeze Warning expires at 8:00 AM on 3/14, issued at 2:28 PM Hoboken, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Freeze Warning expires at 9:00 AM on 3/14, issued at 2:28 PM Fort White, FL WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.
12 hrs ago | ABC News
Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor's mistakes led to a patient's death were declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday.
12 hrs ago | ABC News
Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor's mistakes led to a patient's death have been declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court.
14 hrs ago | Local10.com
SEX MARRIAGES THAT ARE PERFORMED IN STATES WHERE IT IS LEGAL. LOCAL 10'S REPORTER GLENNA MILBERG IS LIVE IN MIAMI BEACH TO SHARE THIS ONE FOR US.
18 hrs ago | New York Magazine
Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with contributor Eric Benson about the biggest stories in politics and culture.
20 hrs ago | WESH-TV
BEFORE JOINING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE. THE GOVERNOR WAS 85 YEARS OLD. RIGHT NOW CRACKING DOWN ON CHILD SEX PREDATORS, LAWMAKERS PASS THE SERIES OF HISTORIC BILLS TO TOUGHEN SEX OFFENDER LAWS.
Yesterday | ABC News
Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who guided the state through a period of school busing to achieve integration in the 1970s, died early Thursday.
Yesterday | The Miami Herald
Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who in recent months has battled pneumonia and hip replacement surgery, is back in the hospital with family members close by his side, and close friends describe his condition as worsening.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who urged a crackdown on immigration four years ago, is throwing his support behind a bill that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.
A measure to suspend sales tax Aug. 1-3 on clothing, backpacks and shoes less than $75, school supplies less than $15 and computers and accessories less than $750 made its first Senate committee stop Monday where it was unanimously approved.
State economists are meeting Wednesday to draw up estimates on how much money the state is expected to collect in taxes.
In recent years, efforts by Rick Scott and the GOP-led Legislature to combat what they say is voting fraud have not been a political winner for them.
It didn't take long for media outlets and national Republicans to paint Democrat Alex Sink's Tuesday night loss to GOP candidate David Jolly in Florida's 13th District special election as a referendum on the Affordable Care Act.
The Florida Legislature has been busy writing up bills willy-nilly these past few weeks, all in an effort to make the Sunshine State not so ridiculous in the eyes of the rest of the nation.
Prospects for the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida via constitutional amendment got a lot brighter this weekend as the Miami Herald released results of an internal Republican poll on the issue.