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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.
Should we change our lifestyles to help reduce global warming?
How much do you know about Islam?
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 .
The Democratic leader in the Alabama House is calling for the Legislature to use its election-year session to approve a state lottery.
The Florida Department of Transportation had planned to open the new ramp from southbound State Road 826 to westbond SR 836 on Sunday, Dec. 8th, but couldn't because of our recent rain.
Southwest Floridians want to get better acquainted with the region's farmers, say new research findings just out this morning.
Florida governors and legislators have frequently come up with different ideas for putting state employees on a "merit pay" plan, but they've always run into the same problem.
Nine men have been arrested as a result of a two-day undercover workers' compensation fraud operation, Fla.
Our emergency storm kits may still be intact, but after eight storm-free years, a financial burden for all Floridians continues to loom overhead.
Rick Scott and his allies just don't play by the same rules everyone else does. Yesterday, The Miami Herald reported that Rick Scott's chief of staff, Adam Hollingsworth, had publicly lied for over a decade about his college education - and even the governor didn't know.
As he gears up to run against Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is making an issue of renewable energy.
Child welfare officials are looking to Florida residents to help make holiday wishes come true for some current and former foster youth.
Florida's next generation of standardized tests will move a step closer to adoption next week when the state gets a look at the players that want to create FCAT 's replacement.
American students are struggling in the rankings of an international test released Tuesday, and the battle is on over how to interpret that: While U.S. teenagers were average in reading and science, their scores were below average in math, compared to 64 other countries and economies that participated in the 2012 Program for International Student ... (more)
A Florida man has been arrested for leaving a four-month old baby girl locked in a car which police found in a Fort Myers strip club parking lot.
Gov. Rick Scott appointed Ken Detzner as Florida's secretary of state in February 2012.