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Foes Of Conservation Amendment Wary But Prepared

Florida voters may pass a constitutional amendment that would set aside billions of dollars for land conservation and other environmental projects in the state.

09/11/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Budget Report With Small Surplus

A legislative committee approved a report that projects a surplus in the budget year that starts in July.

09/10/2014

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County Plans To Place Fire Boats Back In The Water

After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.

09/10/2014

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Coalition Wants Supreme Court To Hear Map Case

A coalition that challenged Florida’s congressional districts is asking the state’s Supreme Court to hear their case.

09/09/2014

CBS4's Rick Folbaum sits down with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist (Source: CBS4)

CBS4’s Rick Folbaum Sits Down With Charlie Crist

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is trying to win his old job back—but this time as a Democrat.

09/05/2014

ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 24: Former President Bill Clinton attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's 'So The World May Hear Awards Gala' 2011 at River Centre on July 24, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

Bill Clinton Campaigns For Crist In Miami

Former President Bill Clinton is in town tonight stumping for the former Republican Governor Charlie Crist.

09/05/2014

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A Cautious Optimism Prevails At Child Protection Summit

New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.

09/05/2014

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ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based Classes

A civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.

09/03/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Poll Reveals Scott Ahead Of Crist

With a little more than two months to go before Election Day, a new poll reveals, Republican Gov. Rick Scott has a 5-point lead over his Democratic rival Charlie Crist.

09/03/2014

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Leaders React To Video Of Apparent Beheading Of Local Journalist

Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.

09/02/2014

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