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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

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Millionaires Make Up Nearly One-Third Of Legislature

Newly filed disclosure reports show nearly a third of state lawmakers are millionaires.

07/11/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PSC Reform, ‘Right To Try Act’ Signed By Gov. Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed 55 bills into law including one that could means savings for customers of Duke Energy Florida.

06/10/2015

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Jim Turner on Ted Wells as Independent Investigator: ‘A Bunch of Crap’

Jim Turner is unleashing fire at Ted Wells, the NFL’s “Independent Investigator” for Bullygate and now Deflategate. The former Dolphins offensive line coach joined 560 WQAM’s Joe Rose Show to pummel the man responsible for putting him out […]

WQAM–05/15/2015

Consumers must juggle numerous utilities from phone and internet to electric and gas. Service problems with these utilities can be a nightmare. (credit: LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

House Approves Reforms For Utility Regulators

A newly passed House bill Wednesday will limit terms on future state utility regulators and save Duke Energy Florida customers some money in their monthly bills.

04/22/2015

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Drone Camera Bill Lifts Off In Senate

The Senate has launched a measure that could open airspace for private drone users, while seemingly more-restrictive proposals are ready to go to the House and Senate floors.

04/13/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21:  Alcohol lines shelves in an Off License in Brixton on February 21, 2011 in London, England. Doctors have warned that inadequate regulations on alcohol may cost the lives of around 250,000 people in England and Wales over the next 20 years. A minimum price of 50p per unit is urgently needed, according to leading liver disease specialists.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Senate Leaves Door Open In Liquor, Groceries Debate

A Senate bill would reduce travel time for shoppers looking for liquor and groceries but keep up a wall between them.

03/18/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21:  Alcohol lines shelves in an Off License in Brixton on February 21, 2011 in London, England. Doctors have warned that inadequate regulations on alcohol may cost the lives of around 250,000 people in England and Wales over the next 20 years. A minimum price of 50p per unit is urgently needed, according to leading liver disease specialists.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Publix, Wal-Mart At Odds Over Separating Liquor

An alcohol measure that would allow shoppers to pick up fifths of alcohol in grocery stores passed its first hurdle in the House Wednesday but not without objection from Florida’s largest grocer.

02/18/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

(Source:CBS4)

Attorney Defends Ex-Dolphins Trainer

Thursday, an attorney for former Miami Dolphins trainer Kevin O’Neill said his client was improperly singled out to appease a “public outcry for action” after the release of the Ted Wells report.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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