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Florida’s Consumer Spending Growth Lags Behind Nation

Three years after the Great Recession, spending in Florida lags behind most other states, according to U.S. Bureau Economic Analysis data released Thursday.

08/07/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In The Keys

A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.

07/17/2014

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Nurse Practitioners Could Soon Prescribe Controlled Substances

The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.

03/06/2014

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Medical Marijuana Supporters In Florida Claim Victory

A constitutional amendment for medical marijuana in the Sunshine State will make the 2014 ballot.

01/15/2014

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Deadline Approaching On Common Core Input

Have an opinion or comment on the state’s Common Core academic standards for language arts and math you want to share? Better hurry as the deadline is almost here.

10/29/2013

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New Miss America To Be Crowned Sunday Night

The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.

CBS Miami–09/15/2013

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Senate Panel Approves Texting While Driving Ban

A bill that would ban texting while driving in Florida has received unanimous approval from a Senate panel on Wednesday.

CBS4–03/06/2013

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Ricotta Cheese Recalled Over Listeria Fears

Federal officials say ricotta cheese shipped to some Florida retail stores and restaurants is tainted with listeria bacteria and is responsible for 14 illnesses and at least one death.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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Fed. Court Strikes Down Early Voting Restrictions In Some Fla. Counties

Governor Rick Scott and the Republican-led Florida Legislature were rebuked by a federal judge Thursday for cutting early voting days.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

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Justice Dept. Inquiry Could Delay FL Presidential Primary

Florida’s August presidential primary could be jeopardy if the Justice Department proceeds with a trial after opposing changes in the state’s voting procedures.

CBS4–03/03/2012

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