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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fares best in a new poll of the potential 2016 GOP presidential primary released Wednesday.
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6 hrs ago | Florida Biotech News
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.
9 hrs ago | Reuters
Students attending public universities in Florida can keep weapons in their cars while on campus, a state appeals court has ruled.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
10 hrs ago | Gawker
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.
13 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
After complaints of mismanagement and wasteful spending at Citizens Insurance, the state's largest insurer will now have someone looking over their shoulder.
17 hrs ago | The News-Press
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.
18 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat
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.
The Florida Department of Transportation is looking for a firm that wants to build a rail, trolley, monorail, cable car or other automated transportation system that would connect Orlando International Airport to the Orange County Convention Center.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who will get a visit from S.C. pastors later this week, led a pool of 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls among Palmetto State Republican voters, according to new poll.
Action 9 discovered nearly a dozen websites that look like they're run by the DMV but charge drivers useless fees.
The Tampa Bay Times ' December 7th editorial focused on one of the most important subjects to all Floridians - jobs .