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''Turtle Cam'' launches from Florida Keys If you're lucky, you can spot a sea turtle nest on one of our own gulf beaches.
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The governor's race is barreling forward, but one key aspect of Democrat Charlie Crist's campaign remains a mystery.
The study by the White House Council of Economic Advisers - titled "Missed Opportunities" - provides a state-by-state analysis of how many jobs would be created by expanding Medicaid.
Voters in Florida will be deciding this November on an amendment to their state constitution to allow so-called medical marijuana, the Clearwater Gazette reports today .
Miami has little land that rises higher than 6 feet above sea level. One of Miami's main roads is routinely flooded and reduced to one lane.
This photo taken Feb. 15, 2011, show former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush greeting his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, at the White House's 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony in Washington, where her husband, former President George H.W. Bush is to receive the Medal.
Not long ago, the Daily News posed a question to its friends on Facebook about gay marriage.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Bill Scherer as his special counsel to sue Digital Domain's John Textor.
How could someone filled with such promise plunge so far, so fast? How does one go from national icon to national laughingstock? Once arguably the GOP's most charismatic celebrity, Palin is now better known for 'thriving in this role of right wing shock jock' as Nicolle Wallace, a former senior adviser for the John McCain-Palin campaign, now puts ... (more)
Florida's political landscape is being upended by a landmark legal ruling that one legal expert says could influence the way other states draw their congressional districts.
This year, the Florida Legislature approved putting $8 million toward a Partnership IV complex in Research Park.
Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must offer an extra hour of reading instruction come August because they landed on the state's list of lowest-performing schools.
One day after the Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews visited South Florida and vowed to get answers after the death of an inmate, the Secretary said he will investigate a second death.
That's how many dollars Floridians and visitors spent on lottery tickets last year.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would have a whopping, 22-point lead over the next-best theoretical GOP challenger in New Hampshire's 2016 Republican primary, according to a new poll from WMUR.
Despite a new law revamping Florida's child welfare system, the state still has far to go to stop child deaths from abuse and neglect, a federal panel heard Thursday.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 03:28 am
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