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Florida governor to name ally as chief financial officer

June 25, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is turning to a long-time political ally and former north Florida legislator to take over one of the top elected jobs in state government. more »»

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

June 25, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. more »»

Florida Gov. to name ally as chief financial officer

June 25, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is turning to a political ally and former legislator to take over one of the top jobs in state governmen. more »»

The Latest: SpaceX launches satellites from California base

June 25, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a satellite launch from California (all times local):

1:30 p.m. more »»

Decision time for Florida Gov. Scott on remaining bills

June 25, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott has just days left to decide the fate of nearly three-dozen bills, including one that would require warning labels for lottery ticket. more »»

Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

June 25, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is returning to Florida to play for the St. Lucie Mets minor league baseball team. more »»

Investigators search for clues in plane crash that killed 1

June 25, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane crashed into an empty daycare building in Florida, leaving one person dead and injuring another. more »»

Report: Losses mount at historic Florida black university

June 25, 2017

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A historically black university in Florida is dealing with mounting financial problems. more »»

Coast Guard spends 2nd day searching for missing diver

June 25, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers were spending a second day searching the waters off Florida for a missing diver. more »»

SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base

June 25, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. more »»

Local officials to consider toll for Florida Keys highway

June 25, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Local officials in the Florida Keys are launching a study into whether a toll could be placed on the highway that connects the chain of islands to the Florida . more »»

Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk

June 25, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds.

The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled some boaters and beachgoers. more »»

Vending machines to give 100,000 free books to Florida kids

June 25, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Children in South Florida will soon be able to get free books from vending machines. more »»

Want to go to the park? Great, just don't try to walk there

June 25, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — When Caroline Parker Santiago and her two children want to walk to A.D. Barnes Park they have to negotiate an obstacle course. more »»

Florida politics lopsided despite required fair districts

June 25, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has more registered Democrats than Republicans, but the balance of power in government doesn't even come close to reflecting that. more »»

Report: Florida leads nation in deaths caused by lightning

June 25, 2017

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida is leading the nation in the number of people killed by lightning strikes. more »»

Hike up Mount Vesuvius was Lakeland man's final adventure

June 25, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Richard Douglas, a retired Lakeland electrician, embraced adventure at every turn throughout his 70 years. more »»

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities

June 25, 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities' affairs.

More than 250 mayors are meeting at the U.S. more »»

Former Florida Supreme Court justice dies at age 93

June 24, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida Supreme Court justice who wrote a decision that prevented lawyers from excluding jurors because of their race has die. more »»

Louisiana man gets 1 year, 1 day for wire-fraud scheme

June 24, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for diverting money solicited from property investors to his personal use.

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane . more »»

 
 
 

 

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