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A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

State Panel Prepares To Move Forward With Medical Pot

State health officials have named the three members of a panel that will choose five nurseries to be Florida’s first legal pot growers, setting in motion the final stages of the drawn-out process to get Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry off the ground.

08/28/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Unveils Last-Ditch Congressional Map

A key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.

08/27/2015

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Fight Over Medical-Malpractice Law Goes To Supreme Court

A dispute over the constitutionality of a 2013 medical-malpractice law, which critics contend violates patient privacy rights, could be taken up by the Florida Supreme Court.

08/24/2015

A sign hangs in the window of a foreclosed house on October 29, 2012 in Warren, Ohio. Political analysts have predicted Ohio voters could potentially provide the winning votes in the Electoral College in the upcoming Presidential election.  (Source: John Moore/Getty Images)

Foreclosure Starts Spike In Florida After Months Of Decline

After almost a year of month-to-month declines, new foreclosure starts in Florida rose in July.

08/23/2015

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Justices Give Victory To Rural County In Records Dispute

The Florida Supreme Court has declined to wade into a dispute about whether a rural North Florida county should have been required to pay attorney fees in a public-records fight that started with an anonymous records request.

08/18/2015

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Florida House Approves New Map For Congressional Districts

The Florida House, controlled by Republicans, approved a new map of congressional districts in the state.

08/18/2015

Judge Lynn Rosenthal on the Rich Stevens radio show Monday August 4, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Judge Agrees To Suspension After DUI Incident

A Broward County circuit judge has agreed to a 90-day suspension without pay as a disciplinary measure for reportedly driving under the influence.

08/17/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Voting-Rights Groups Slam Proposed South Florida District

A pair of voting-rights groups whose lawsuit led to the state’s current congressional districts being struck down by the Florida Supreme Court say that a new proposal appears to be tilted to favor a Republican congressman in South Florida.

08/14/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Florida House OKs Congressional Map Despite Criticism

The Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state’s 27 congressional districts even though U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown criticized the move, stating it would disenfranchise black voters.

08/13/2015

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FPL Drilling Investments Face Supreme Court Fight

A new plan that would allow Florida Power & Light to invest ratepayer money for natural-gas drilling projects may be facing a Supreme court fight.

08/13/2015

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