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1-day waiting period for abortion bill passes state House

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Women seeking an abortion would face a one-day waiting period under a bill that appears likely to go to Gov. Rick Scott for approval. more »»

Bill tightening utilities regulation clears state House

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The panel that sets electric rates in Florida would face tighter regulations under a bill that passed the Florida House. more »»

Planned 1,000-foot Miami tourist tower sparks politics scrum

April 22, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A legal and political scuffle has broken out in Miami over a developer's plans to build a 1,000-foot tourist tower complete with thrill rides, observation decks, restaurants and clubs. more »»

States where health law seems to increase food-stamp use

April 22, 2015

President Barack Obama's health care law seems to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps in 11 states, despite significant improvement in the econom. more »»

Kickoff time set for Tulsa-Florida Atlantic season opener

April 22, 2015

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An afternoon kickoff time has been set for the University of Tulsa's season opening football game against Florida Atlantic University. more »»

Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

April 22, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy... more »»

Bill will let rural mail carriers ride without seat belts

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican dominated Legislature can't agree on a budget, but lawmakers did come together on a bill to let rural letter carriers ride around without seat belts. more »»

Florida Legislature passes bill to outlaw ticket quotas

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies would be illegal under a bill passed by the Florida Legislatur. more »»

State utility regulators confirmed by Florida Senate

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate is confirming two appointments to the panel that regulates Florida utilities.

The Senate voted 33-1 Wednesday to confirm former State Rep. more »»

PHOTOS: Hubble's turn to smile, marks 25 years in orbit

April 22, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Hubble, it's your turn to smile for the cameras!

Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's launch into orbi. more »»

Panhandle sheriff gets authority shut down chaotic party

April 22, 2015

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Spring break is over but Panama City Beach leaders still face issues with crowd control and large partie. more »»

5 kids taken from home of Florida couple accused of neglect

April 22, 2015

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Child welfare officials have taken five children from the home of a couple accused of neglecting a 12-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy. more »»

5 kids taken from home of Florida couple accuse of neglect

April 22, 2015

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Child welfare officials have taken five children from the home of a couple accused of neglecting a 12-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy. more »»

Lawyers for Menendez, donor due in court in corruption case

April 22, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys representing indicted U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a donor who's charged with bribing him in exchange for political favors are due in court in New Jersey. more »»

4 officers on administrative leave following shooting

April 22, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Four police officers are on administrative leave following a shooting that left a man dead in Panama City. more »»

2 sides in Menendez corruption case due in court

April 22, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys representing indicted U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and a donor who's charged with bribing him in exchange for political favors are due in court. more »»

Worker suffers severe burns after falling into tank

April 22, 2015

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a worker was burned over much of his body after falling into a tank of phosphoric acid at a fertilizer plant near Tampa.

The Tampa Tribune (http://bit. more »»

Tupperware tops Street 1Q forecasts

April 22, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tupperware Brands Corp. (TUP) on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $29.5 million.

The Orlando, Florida-based company said it had profit of 59 cents per shar. more »»

1 ticket claims $1 million Lucky Money Jackpot

April 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — One ticket matched all four "Lucky Money" numbers plus the Lucky Ball to win the $1 million Lucky Money jackpot. more »»

 
 
 

 

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