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Hometown Projects Fill Out Legislative Budget Plans

As the House and Senate prepare to hammer out a $4.2 billion divide in budget proposals released last week, they have plenty of hometown pork to barter.

03/23/2015

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Supreme Court Decision Reopens Juvenile Sentences

Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.

03/19/2015

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State Regulators Back New Nursing Homes

The ban on adding new nursing-home beds is being lifted thanks to backing of state regulators. On Monday they approved the proposal for 2,600 beds in 25 counties.

02/23/2015

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Senate Could Consider Tougher Texting Law

Right now you can’t be pulled over solely for texting while driving in Florida. But a Brevard County senator has filed a proposal Wednesday that would strengthen the law surrounding the controversial multitasking issue.

12/17/2014

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Hospital Loses Appeal In Contaminated Drug Case

A Brevard County hospital has had their request to dismiss a negligence lawsuit –involving a man who ended up a double amputee – denied by an appeals court on Friday.

12/12/2014

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Gardiner, Crisafulli Tout Parenting Program

On their first day on the job, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner highlighted a parenting program they’re pushing for.

11/19/2014

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Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For Juveniles

Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.

11/06/2014

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Judge Who Punched Attorney Returning To Bench

A Florida Judge accused of punching an assistant public defender is set to return to the bench.

06/28/2014

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3 Miami-Dade Residents Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak

Three cases of salmonella poisoning, linked to Foster Farms chicken, have been confirmed in Miami-Dade County—totaling four cases in the state.

10/10/2013

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Central Florida Health Officials Post Warning About Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A health warning has gone up in central Florida after a Flagler County man died last month after he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria.

10/06/2013

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