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20 min ago | The Miami Herald
Attorney Jose Godinez-Samperio, a Mexican immigrant from Tampa, cannot practice law because he's not a U.S. citizen, the state Supreme Court rule.
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4 hrs ago | CBS Local
The sponsor of a bill that would bring Florida into line with two U.S. Supreme Court decisions on juvenile sentencing offered a compromise Wednesday - but critics said it didn't go far enough.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
The court said federal law prohibits people who are unlawfully in the country from obtaining professional licenses.
12 hrs ago | Folio Weekly
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One conservative Republican who has suffered from brain cancer talked about the deceit of the federal government in hiding the health benefits of marijuana for his cancer.
In a bitter and surprisingly personal attack, the Tampa Bay Times published an editorial Sunday condemning virtually every moment of Rick Scott's service as governor.
The cadre of volunteers held signs outside the Florida House chamber Wednesday reading "Say Yes for Business! Say Yes for $51 billion!" But the Florida Legislature plowing through an election-year agenda of conservative to-do's and feel-good initiatives has never been farther from embracing federal plans to expand eligibility for Medicaid ... (more)
The number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in Florida is on the decline, according to a new report.
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George P. Bush, the son of ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, launches his public career by easily winning the GOP nomination for the little-known but powerful post of Texas land commissioner.
After a three-year rise, the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the USA appears to be dropping.
The 37-year-old son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush easily defeated businessman David Watts to secure the Republican nomination for Texas land commissioner Tuesday.
As reported today by WFTS TV News , a broad coalition of middle-class Floridians in Tampa Bay and more than a dozen other cities statewide will mark today's start of the 2014 legislative session by joining in on "Awake The State" rallies.
On Friday, February 28th, 2014 Florida Carry received a member complaint that St. Petersburg College was still refusing to allow students and employees to lawfully store firearms in their personal vehicles while parked on campus despite a widely reported December 2013 ruling of the Florida 1st District Court of Appeal.
An important reminder that these things never really go away: four years after the Deepwater Horizon explosion dumped over 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, massive amounts of the stuff are still washing ashore.
Being seen is being heard, and Florida's university presidents plan to do both. Presidents and trustees from the state's 12 public institutions have been making the rounds in Tallahassee for the past two months, lobbying lawmakers for additional funding while proposing options to keep tuition affordable.