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2 hrs ago | FOX 4 Now
New revelations suggest Florida's troubled, new $63 million unemployment website could become a campaign issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
Should the federal government stop offering subsidized student loans?
Could you pass a US citizenship test?
5 hrs ago | The News-Press
TALLAHASSEE -- State legislation is being drafted to attract private insurers to provide flood coverage in Florida as the latest attempt to ward off a federal rate hike has been rebuffed in Congress.
8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Tampa's Selmon Expressway Connector to I-4 was most recently set to open by December 31st.
12 hrs ago | Miami New Times
Despite the fact that Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale boast among the highest populations of LGBT folks in the country, Florida has long been a troglodyte in the area of equal rights.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fares best in a new poll of the potential 2016 GOP presidential primary released Wednesday.
Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott highlighted a $50 million investment from the 2013-2014 Florida Families First budget for cancer research activities across the state.
Students attending public universities in Florida can keep weapons in their cars while on campus, a state appeals court has ruled.
A petition drive called People United for Medical Marijuana, organized by Florida lawyer John Morgan, is trying to round up the nearly 700,000 voter signatures required by Feb. 1. As of December 11th, Morgan said he is "very optimistic" about reaching 700,000 per an interview on 102.5 FM "The Bone" Tampa Bay Talk Radio.
About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange, nearly five times more than successfully navigated the site during its rocky opening month, but still a tiny tally for such a large state, according to figures released Wednesday.
Score one for hard-working public university students in the Sunshine State, just trying to get by with a couple of pump-action 12-gauge Remingtons in the trunks of their Civics.
After complaints of mismanagement and wasteful spending at Citizens Insurance, the state's largest insurer will now have someone looking over their shoulder.
Special coverage on the Affordable Health Care Act WASHINGTON -- More than 281,000 Floridians have applied for health coverage on the HealthCare.gov federal web site and about 17,000 have selected a plan on the site, figures released Wednesday by the Obama administration show.
Leon County Public Defender Nancy Daniels was ordering Christmas presents last week from a company in Vermont.
A new law allows drivers to show electronic proof of coverage on cellphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
The 1st District Court of Appeal on Tuesday handed out a lengthy ruling against the University of North Florida .
The 1st District Court of Appeal on Tuesday handed out a lengthy ruling against the University of North Florida.
Getting people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act remains an uphill battle in much of Florida.