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Lottery Exploring Ticket Sales Online And At Bank Machines

Purchasing a lottery ticket online, or at ticket terminals, could soon be a thing.

07/30/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Orders Inspections Of Planned Parenthoods

Gov. Rick Scott ordered state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices that perform abortions.

07/29/2015

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TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land Estimate

A development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.

07/29/2015

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Board Of Education Approves College Performance Funding

A new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials’ drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.

07/23/2015

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Florida Medicaid Plans Seek Raise From State Amid Losses

Insurers participating in Florida’s new Medicaid managed care program are asking the state to increase their rates.

07/23/2015

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Crist Sets Stage For Congressional Run

Former Gov. Charlie Crist appears likely to run for a Pinellas County congressional seat in 2016, two years after losing a comeback bid for the governor’s mansion.

07/20/2015

CHATTANOOGA, TN - JULY 17: A member of the FBI Evidence Response Team works near the bullet riddled doors as he investigates the shooting at the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office on July 17, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to reports, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, opened fire on the military recruiting station at the strip mall and then drove to an operational support center operated by the U.S. Navy more than seven miles away and killed four United States Marines there. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Orders Guard Recruiters To Work From Armory

Florida Governor Rick Scott ordered the state’s National Guard recruiters to work in nearby armories, following the deadly shooting in Tennessee that killed four marines and one sailor.

07/18/2015

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Florida’s Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 Percent

Florida’s jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.

07/17/2015

A crane stands on the beach at dawn on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill on April 20, 2011 in Orange Beach, Alabama. Orange Beach on the Gulf Coast was impacted by oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion which killed eleven crew members. 206 million gallons of oil eventually spilled into the Gulf of Mexico until the BP well was finally sealed. April 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

Oil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.

07/02/2015

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Florida’s Abortion Waiting Period Remains In Legal Limbo

Florida’s abortion waiting period remains in legal limbo.

07/01/2015

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