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3 hrs ago | Local10.com
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Could you survive the end of civilization?
When should animal testing be legal?
7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Health policy wonks call it the "woodwork" effect: Millions of poor Americans who were eligible for Medicaid but didn't know it sign up for the program as a result of publicity around the Affordable Care Act.
9 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
A remark by Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, ranked high on Rollingstone.com's "50 Dumbest Things Right-Wingers Said in 2013."
13 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers
More than half of Floridians with disabilities will soon be moved off a waiting list to access services.
14 hrs ago | BizPacReview.com
Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott's office released information about the new Statewide Residency Program at All Children's Hospital: For the first time, hospitals are receiving a supplemental payment specifically for graduate medical education which was made possible by the $80 million appropriation recommended by Governor Scott in the 2013 ... (more)
18 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat
The marshal of the Florida Supreme Court will solemnly invite people to "draw near, give attention and ye shall be heard" today at what will probably be the last polite, serious, no-name-calling discussion of marijuana that we'll hear in the next 11 months.
22 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat
One of Florida's most precious resources is water. Our state is world renowned for our 1,200 miles of beaches, our springs and more than 7,700 large lakes.
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.
The Florida Department of Transportation leaders plan to cough up some big bucks to get people from SunRail stops to their final destination.
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.
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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.
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.