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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Randall Jordan-Aparo died weeping and gasping for breath on the concrete floor of his prison isolation cell, naked except for his white boxer shorts.
6 hrs ago | Washington Times
Florida's governor's race will be a nationally watched contest between unpopular Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who won office during the tea party surge and now advocates for more government spending, and former Gov. Charlie Crist, who used to call himself a Ronald Reagan Republican and now cozies up to President Barack Obama.
10 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
According to Equality Florida, one of the state's leading LGBT rights organizations, same-sex marriages could begin in Florida as early as September 22, if by September 21 no one appeals last week's ruling in a federal case made by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle.
14 hrs ago | SFGate
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17 hrs ago | News Max
Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading , but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.
Six months after Florida created a state-backed website to help people receive affordable healthcare coverage, only 30 people have signed up, the Miami Herald reported.
Florida's Obamacare enrollment is now over 220,000 lower than the Obama administration's most recent tally, according to a report from the state insurance department.
The Florida Department of Health reminds residents and visitors to maintain a healthy balance of activities during the Labor Day holiday weekend.
As parents send their children back to school, the Florida Department of Health remains committed to safeguarding the health of Florida's children by increasing immunization levels.
A new report says that the mininum wage in Florida simply doesn't allow families to make ends meet, and that a true living wage in Florida would amount to just less than $17 an hour .
USA today came out today with Flagged VA's and FBI Investigations. Gainesville has a wait list of over 4000 veterans to be seen.
The president listed some goals for the coming year as well, one of them being to "seek top-ten status" among public universities.
Florida Democrats promised to win the races for governor and attorney general through grassroots efforts, even if they are at a fundraising disadvantage.
Florida's teachers union along with the NAACP and organizations representing school boards and school officials are suing over the state's largest private school voucher program.
A Florida company plans to build what it believes will be the biggest medical marijuana factory in the country, hoping the economy of scale will lower the cost of the drug which is not covered by insurance.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 09:01 pm
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