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1 hr ago | Broward-Palm Beach
Barack Obama's approval rating is pretty abysmal right now in Florida. That number seems OK until you consider that Gov. Rick Scott is at 43 percent.
1 hr ago | Politico
According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, the former secretary of state holds at least a 7-percentage-point lead in match-ups against potential GOP challengers in the politically crucial Sunshine State.
1 hr ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Her book sales are lousy and she's taken a battering in recent weeks from Republicans and the news media, but a poll out Thursday shows Hillary Clinton is still a favorite of Floridians.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., one hour and 57 minutes after the execution ... (more)
We don't mention the word gerrymander every day here in Northeast Florida. When we do, however, it's always in conjunction with the name Corrine Brown.
The request was filed Wednesday by a coalition of groups, including the League of Women Voters, who successfully challenged Florida's current congressional map.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Jacques Albert Calixte, owner and operator of the Haitian American Association against Cancer in Miami, for stealing nearly $300,000 intended to help screen Haitian American women for cancer.
The Bay County Sheriff's Office, Holmes County Sheriff's Office, US Marshals, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Dale County Sheriff's Office, Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Highway Patrol, and Washington County Sheriff's Office all assisted in the recapture.
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott trails former Gov. Charlie Crist, running as a Democrat, by a narrow 45 - 40 percent margin in a two-way race.
In the most recent WFLA-TV/SurveyUSA tracking poll, the former governor is now leading incumbent Republican Rick Scott by six points, with a 46-40 percent margin.
A Florida city council's vote to ban sagging pants has sparked a debate among city officials over whether the need for fashion police.
CareerSource Florida applauds today's signing of the bipartisan, bicameral Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act by President Barack Obama.
United States of Fear Real estate website Estately.com conducted a study of America's worst fears by state.
Rich people in Florida are more likely to invest some of their assets in their hobbies than are the wealthy nationwide.
With Lake Powell and the Gulf of Mexico nearby and birds soaring overhead, Florida First Lady Ann Scott read The Rainbow Fish to 40 students today at Camp Helen State Park in Bay County for the third stop in her Summer Literacy Adventure.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles regularly publishes a list of documents that it will accept as proof of immigration status in connection with an application for a Florida Driver's License.
Today, the Republican Party of Florida released a new Spanish-language TV ad, "DedicaciA3n."
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:18 am
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