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Wildfire on US refuge doubles in size in less than a week

April 26, 2017

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire on public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line has blackened 115 square miles (300 sq. kilometers), having doubled in size since last weekend. more »»

Russian with HIV seeking US asylum is detained in Florida

April 26, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Immigration authorities are detaining a gay Russian man infected with HIV who was seeking U.S. asylum in California. more »»

Florida Whiskey and Wheaties Bill passes House by 1 vote

April 26, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A wrecking ball to tear down the liquor wall in Florida is headed to Gov. Rick Scott's desk after narrowly passing the House of Representative. more »»

Bill to better fight mosquito-borne disease passes committee

April 26, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bill authored by Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King designed to help combat the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses such as the Zika virus has passed a committee test. more »»

NASA spacewalking suits in short supply, report finds

April 26, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new report finds that NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply. The suits were developed more than 40 years ago, and a replacement is still years away. more »»

Florida House votes to deregulate barbers, hair braiders

April 26, 2017

TALLHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House hopes to create more jobs by passing legislation that would deregulate 20 professions that include barbers, boxing timekeepers and architects. more »»

Florida voters may vote on new property tax break

April 26, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida homeowners may get an additional $25,000 homestead exemption if voters go along with the proposal. more »»

Florida Senate apologizes for decades of reform school abuse

April 26, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate is apologizing for decades of abuse at a north Florida reform schoo. more »»

It's a secret: House votes to close presidential searches

April 26, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida public universities and colleges may be able to hold secret searches for new leaders. more »»

Florida teen hugged her brother. Then he fatally shot her.

April 26, 2017

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say her teenage brother shot her in the back of the head following a birthday hug. more »»

Fla. court won't rule immediately in case of prosecutor

April 26, 2017

Florida's highest court will wait to hear all arguments before deciding if the state's governor has the right to take away cases from a prosecutor who says her office won't seek the death penalty. more »»

Jury deliberating in eye doctor's $105M Medicare fraud case

April 26, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A jury has begun deliberations in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent Florida eye doctor who is accused separately of bribing a U.S. senator. more »»

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

April 26, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings. more »»

Former congresswoman's fraud trial opening in Florida

April 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's federal fraud and corruption trial is scheduled to begin in Jacksonville. more »»

Florida boy accidentally shoots, kills 13-year-old sister

April 26, 2017

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl has died after authorities say she was accidentally shot by her brother. more »»

Man in domestic violence fight fatally shot by police

April 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being shot by police who were investigating him for allegedly violating a domestic violence injunction. more »»

Utility worker electrocuted, post office filled with smoke

April 26, 2017

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — A utility worker has died after being electrocuted while working on power lines in Cape Cora. more »»

Police: Man fatally stabbed outside liquor store in Miami

April 26, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal stabbing outside of a liquor store in Miami. more »»

 
 
 

 

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