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28 min ago | The Miami Herald
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to the Miami media after taking a closer look at the dredging operation at PortMiami to deepen the channels of PortMiami entrance to accomodate Super cargo ships on Friday Dec 6, 2013 Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited PortMiami Friday to see first-hand the specially outfitted vessel that is currently dredging the ... (more)
Should free speech ever be restricted?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
4 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal
More than $9.5 million in BP restoration dollars is headed to Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to restore dunes, repair the pier adjacent to the Bob Sikes Bridge, improve beach boardwalks and boat ramps, and expand so-called living shorelines along the Pensacola Bay estuary.
NOW FI CONTINUING BOB NORMAN INVESTIGATION INTO A DISGRACED FORMER SOUTH FLORIDA COMMISSIONER.
We're talking about Florida's new unemployment website -- and since the 10 News Investigators told you about it -- you've told us about your own problems with the site.
No sooner has Tampa established air flights to Cuba than it could be missing future cruise ship business to the island nation.
A bank of 20 phones have been set up in the Department of Business and Professional Regulation's Northwood Centre in Tallahassee in order for state employees to call local business owners and find out how legislators can improve Florida's economy in 2014.
A woman who was convicted of assisting in her mother's killing has left prison after serving 15 years.
FROM THE VIDEO PORT, I'M ROSS PALOMBO, LOCAL 10 NEWS. AND HIS DEATH IS BEING MOURNED AND CELEBRATED BY SO MANY, ESPECIALLY RIGHT HERE.
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.
A remark by Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, ranked high on Rollingstone.com's "50 Dumbest Things Right-Wingers Said in 2013."
More than half of Floridians with disabilities will soon be moved off a waiting list to access services.
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)
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.
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.