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The Latest: Divided Legislature ends session without new map

August 21, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the Florida Legislature's special session to pass new congressional districts for the state.

12:00 p.m. more »»

UPS worker arrested for stealing pricey Apple laptop

August 21, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a UPS worker in north Florida took an expensive laptop computer while at work and tried to sell it online. more »»

Unemployment stays low in US states with nomination fights

August 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 24 U.S. states last month, including some of those with early presidential nominating contests. more »»

Hurricane Danny strengthens into Category 2 hurricane

August 21, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Danny has strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane as it moves across the Atlantic. more »»

Florida lawmakers can't agree on new congressional maps

August 21, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Legislature is still divided on the last day of a special session to redraw congressional districts. more »»

NORAD plans exercise to test spotting gyrocopters

August 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is planning a training exercise over the Washington area intended to test its ability to spot gyrocopters and ultralight aircraft. more »»

Don't smell: Cocaine, heroin found in flower shipments

August 21, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say federal officers are regularly finding cocaine and heroin concealed in shipments of flowers moving through Miami International Airport.

Officials with U.S. more »»

Police: Florida woman lied about kidnapping to skip work

August 21, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle woman is accused of making up a lie about being kidnapped so she wouldn't have to return to her job as a night shift nursing assistan. more »»

Florida man convicted of killing 2 western New York bikers

August 21, 2015

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A Florida man has been found guilty of killing two fellow motorcycle club members outside a biker clubhouse in western New York last year. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players win jackpot worth $104,931.12

August 21, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to each take home a jackpot of $104,931.12. more »»

Police: Woman lied about kidnapping to skip work

August 21, 2015

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle woman is accused of making up a lie about being kidnapped so she wouldn't have to return to her job as a night shift nursing assistan. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for August 21

August 21, 2015

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about toda. more »»

Polytechnic board approves nearly $1M for presidential home

August 21, 2015

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Florida Polytechnic University's board of trustees has agreed to buy President Randy Avent a $975,000 home. more »»

Man dies when piece of equipment falls on him at worksite

August 21, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a piece of equipment fell on a worker at a Jacksonville company, killing him.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Sgt. more »»

Hurricane Danny strengthens a little in the Atlantic

August 21, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Danny has gained a little strength as it moves across the Atlantic.

The hurricane's maximum sustained winds early Friday had increased to near 85 mph (140 kph). The U. more »»

Florida man faces federal charges in store robbery

August 21, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — A Florida man faces federal charges in a robbery at a Miami mini mart shop. more »»

Juvenile detention contractor opts out amid criticism

August 21, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A new provider is being sought for a privately run, South Florida juvenile detention facility whose conditions are under investigation by the state. more »»

Newcomer to Koch scene, Bush competes with tea party class

August 21, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are opening the tea party's door for Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush. more »»

 
 
 

 

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