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3 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
Tallahassee- Secretary of State Ken Detzner is pleased to announce the eleventh annual Florida Heritage Month, March 15 to April 15, and the 2014 Florida Heritage Awards Ceremony on March 18 During this period of celebration, the Florida Department of State, along with Governor Rick Scott, have again planned a month-long tribute to heighten ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union
Florida allows craft breweries to fill and sell unlimited amounts of gallon- and quart-sized beer jugs, popularly called growlers .
7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
David Cottle of Eustis interviews crime author Ace Atkins during a session at SleuthFest, the conference of the Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America that recently took place in Orlando.
11 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
It's the height of season, and not just for snowbirds enjoying Florida while it's still cold up north.
14 hrs ago | The News-Press
President Jeff Allbritten will share his vision for the college, including the reintroduction of intercollegiate athletics, expanding academic programs and new campus housing.
The body of the late Gov. Reubin Askew will be brought to the old Capitol as part of a series of memorials.
Hodges University can double its enrollment in five years. Can, and will, according to President Jeanette Brock.
Robert Lavern Henry is set to be executed this week for killing two women in 1989 by beating them with a hammer and setting them on fire in a Deerfield Beach fabric store.
CRITICAL CAN'T LAST REPORT AND THERE'S NO WORD 'YOTE WHAT MAY HAVE SPARKED THAT FIRE.
The wide-ranging education reform bill state Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto co-sponsored last year advanced a number of conservative priorities: merit pay for teachers, lower college tuition costs, and more flexibility for students in pursuing career education.
FISHKIND: There is a significant body of academic studies that demonstrate that when we have a harsh winter, more people do move to warmer climates.
Was St. Patrick even Irish? Will drinking green Guinness make you a Plastic Paddy? And can you learn to Riverdance in Converse sneakers? WSJ Off Duty seeks answers.
A Marion Superior Court judge ruled on Friday, March 14, 2014, that Lori Ann Barcroft was guilty of murder in the May 19, 2012, slaying of Southport pastor Jaman Iseminger.
Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew was remembered Thursday by Democrats and Republicans as a leader who left enduring legacies in open government and ethics, and as a champion for gender and racial equality.
A House committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a sweeping measure aimed at better identifying and serving sexually exploited children.
Despite the strong protests of parent groups, school boards and the statewide teacher's union, teachers will now be able to maintain classroom decorum.