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FBI: Florida man jailed on gun charge claims terror sympathy

April 29, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man jailed on weapons charges allegedly told an FBI informant he sympathized with the Islamic State terrorist group and wanted to shoot people. more »»

Bill would require signs to inform about human trafficking

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Strip clubs, massage studios and hospitals will have to hang signs alerting people about human trafficking under a bill that's going to Gov. Rick Scott. more »»

Where does Obama administration stand on LIP, Medicaid?

April 29, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal health officials say they have not changed their position on Medicaid expansion and hospital funds.

The confusion comes a day after Go. more »»

Florida Legislature passes bill to make revenge porn illegal

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It will be illegal to post sexually explicit photos and videos of exes on websites without their consent under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott. more »»

Senate passes 'weakened' electric utility regulation bill

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A law revising rules for the panel that sets Florida electricity rates will go to Go. more »»

Florida Senate asks House to return, says shutdown illegal

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida state senators are contending that the House decision to abruptly shut down their work this week violates the state's constitution. more »»

Jeb Bush: Give 11 million immigrants chance to stay

April 29, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay. more »»

Pizzi back as Miami Lakes mayor after acquittal, court fight

April 29, 2015

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Michael Pizzi has returned as mayor of Miami Lakes after his acquittal on federal corruption charges and a lengthy court fight with the city. more »»

Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

April 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched... more »»

Florida editorial roundup

April 29, 2015

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

April 27

Miami Herald on the for-profit school industry:

That the for-profit school industry is grinding out defeat, debt and... more »»

Ripley's checking double-headed calf born on Florida farm

April 29, 2015

MACCLENNY, Fla. (AP) — A calf with two heads has been born in north Florida.

WJXT-TV (http://bit. more »»

Rubio to speak at Georgia Republicans' state convention

April 29, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slated to address Georgia Republicans at the party's state convention next month. more »»

Florida Legislature approves online voter registration

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians could be allowed to register to vote online, although Gov. Rick Scott may scuttle the pla. more »»

Daredevil's latest feat: Wallenda walks giant Ferris wheel

April 29, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The performances of daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda have taken him between Chicago skyscrapers, over Niagara Falls and across a gorge near the Grand Canyo. more »»

Space station astronauts get big screen, watch 'Gravity'

April 29, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts have finally hit the big time, at least when it comes to the big screen. more »»

Florida agencies will have to buy flags made in USA

April 29, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All Florida city, county and state government agencies will have to buy state and American flags that are made in the United States under a bill going to Gov. Rick Scott. more »»

Bush, Rubio, bring Spanish fluency to 2016 campaign

April 29, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans are bringing something unique to the 2016 presidential campaign: an ability to speak to Americans in both of their main mother tongues, Spanish as well as English. more »»

 
 
 

 

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