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Aetna changes plan amid HIV drug complaint

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Aetna has agreed to change its prescription drug policy to ensure that Florida consumers with HIV and AIDS can access their medications at lower costs. more »»

Toilets, lingerie, shacking up: Some of Florida's odd bills

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators filed more than 1,700 bills for consideration during their two-month session that ends in May. more »»

Class size limits could be eased for school districts

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Class size limits could be eased for Florida's schools under a bill that was passed by the Florida House.

The House on Friday voted 107-3 for the measure. more »»

Florida House: Students should wear school uniforms

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House wants school districts to start requiring students to wear uniforms. more »»

Woman, infant die in Palm Bay house fire

March 27, 2015

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a woman and a baby have died in a central Florida home.

Palm Bay Fire-Rescue spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez says the fire broke out Friday mornin. more »»

Carnival floats past Wall St. estimates on lower fuel costs

March 27, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival moved to a profit in its first quarter as the cruise operator benefited from declining fuel costs. Its adjusted profit handily topped analysts' expectations. more »»

Baseball kills Valdosta high school athlete hit during game

March 27, 2015

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Valdosta High School officials say a freshman athlete is dead after a baseball struck him in the head during a game.

The Valdosta Daily Times reports (http://bit. more »»

Florida jobless rate drops slightly in February

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment rate is dropping slightly.

New numbers released Friday show that the state's unemployment rate for February was 5.6 percent. more »»

Navy sub sailor waives hearing on charges he recorded women

March 27, 2015

KINGS BAY NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE, G. more »»

Ex-Salvadoran general linked to rights abuse in US custody

March 27, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Immigration officials say a former El Salvadoran general linked to 1980s human rights abuses has been taken into U.S. immigration custody pending final deportation orders.

U.S. more »»

No one picks all 5 winning numbers in Fantasy 5 game

March 27, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No "Fantasy 5" player selected all five winning numbers, but 273 tickets matching four numbers won $555 each. more »»

Belligerent birds chase people at central Florida park

March 27, 2015

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say some out-of-control birds are chasing people and tying up traffic at a Melbourne park. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 27

March 27, 2015

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

Central Florida man faces life in prison for armed robbery

March 27, 2015

ORANGE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man faces a life sentence after a jury found him guilty of breaking into a home and terrorizing a couple at gunpoint. more »»

Stepmother of dead South Florida boy held on $230,000 bond

March 27, 2015

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A judge said the bond for the stepmother of a dead 3-year-old South Florida boy should remain at $230,000 and ordered her to have no contact with her husband. more »»

Sheriff describes 'horrific' scene where brothers were shot

March 27, 2015

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — When a Florida sheriff's deputy responded to a 911 call of a shooting at a mobile home, he heard someone screaming. more »»

International attendee at area conference had measles

March 27, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — State health officials say an international attendee at a conference in central Florida last week was infected with measles. more »»

A-Rod cousin set to plead guilty in Florida steroids case

March 27, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A guilty plea is set for a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez in the federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs illegally provided to athletes through a South... more »»

Former police chief gets probation after drug bust

March 27, 2015

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former police chief in northeast Florida has received five years' probation after pleading guilty to possessing illegal steroids and evidence tamperin. more »»

FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

March 27, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. more »»

 
 
 

 

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