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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com
Tallahassee's political establishment has repeatedly blocked legislative votes on medical marijuana and Thursday will ask the Florida Supreme Court to follow suit and keep the issue away from state voters in 2014.
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
What's the best way to prevent abortions?
5 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando
The Florida Department of Transportation leaders plan to cough up some big bucks to get people from SunRail stops to their final destination.
9 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
There's concern about a proposed new Union monument at Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park in Baker County about where the monument might be put.
13 hrs ago | Talking Points Memo
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16 hrs ago | Florida Trend
A number of major Internet retailers do not pay Florida's 6 percent sales tax, an issue that has vexed Florida-based businesses and state lawmakers for years.
20 hrs ago | The Washington Post
It's widely accepted as an article of faith that Obamacare will be uniformly bad politics for Dems in 2014.
Charlie Crist's new campaign for governor of Florida, this time as a Democrat, is already at a fork in the road.
Here's a New Year's resolution for the Florida Legislature: Finally stand up for tax fairness.
Thousands of unemployed Floridians are looking for answers from Governor Rick Scott about what's being done to fix problems with the state's unemployment benefits system.
The Battle of Olustee in 1864 was the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida.
What's Up Ocala magazine also promotes a community events calendar through its multi-media distribution network, which includes a mobile application, magazine, website and production of ongoing video content.
Expanding Medicaid, a joint federal-state program for millions of Florida's hard working residents, should be a piece of cake.
There's good news on the horizon for Floridians from the Gold Coast to the Big Bend and beyond.
When he was running in September to be the next Democratic leader in the Florida House, Rep. Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach, promised not to hesitate in taking on the Republicans.
STATEMENT FROM RPOF CHAIRMAN LENNY CURRY: "When it comes to investing in Florida's future, Representative Mark Pafford has no business attacking Governor Rick Scott and the Republican legislature.
The modest office at 110 Wall Street didn't look special, but it was the breeding ground of Bernard Madoff's $17 billion Ponzi scheme, says longtime employee Frank DiPascali.
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.