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Child-Welfare Agencies Look To Trim High Staff Turnover

A job turnover among case managers who oversee adoptions and foster car is one of the worst problems facing Florida’s child-welfare system, advocates say.

09/08/2014

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Flight Diverted, Woman Removed Over Seat Dispute

A combative woman upset over a reclining seat was removed from a flight to Florida, airport officials said Tuesday, but the woman told authorities she was not aggressive — just upset over the recent death of her two dogs.

09/02/2014

Head coach Will Muschamp of the Florida Gators looks on prior to the game against the Idaho Vandals on August 30, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida. The game was terminated for weather and unsafe playing conditions. (Source: Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Florida, Idaho Still Working On Suspended Game

Florida expects to know what will happen with its postponed season opener in the next two days.

09/01/2014

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Heaps Returns To Miami Practice

Jake Heaps was back at practice with Miami on Wednesday, and back in the race with Brad Kaaya to become the Hurricanes’ starting quarterback to open the season.

08/20/2014

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Special Session To Draw New Maps Begins

Lawmakers are back in Tallahassee Thursday for a special session to draw a new map for the state’s congressional districts.

08/07/2014

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Plans For Special Session Take Shape

Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.

08/04/2014

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Megabus Adds Service Between South Florida And Orlando

For those looking for an easier and more economical way to get from South Florida to Orlando, it appears the solution is just a bus ride away.

08/04/2014

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12-Year Old Arrested In Homeless Man’s Killing

A 12-year old boy was arrested Thursday, accused of shooting and killing a homeless man in Florida.

07/31/2014

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Trial Judge Denies ‘Stand Your Ground’ Immunity Hearing For Florida Mom

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The trial judge overseeing the case of Marissa Alexander, who faces 60 years in prison for firing a shot in a domestic dispute, has ruled that she is not entitled to a second immunity […]

07/21/2014

Miami, UNITED STATES: Part of the power grid of Florida Power and Light at a distribution center 08 November 2006, in Miami, Florida. Florida Power and Light Company's power line grid delivers electricity to approximately 8 million people in Florida. AFP PHOTO/Robert SULLIVAN (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Power Companies Ask To Scale Back Energy Efficiency Goals

Florida’s biggest electric providers are asking state regulators this week to let them scale back energy-efficiency programs — such as rebates for installing solar panels and power-saving appliances — that they say have become expensive and benefit few customers.

07/21/2014

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