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Christie Says More Help On The Way For Scott

The Republican Governors Association has chipped in $8.5 million this summer toward Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election effort.


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Governor Scott Signs Florida GI Bill

Veterans will receive some additional benefits now that Governor Rick Scott has signed the “Florida GI” bill.


One Year Anniversary Of BP Oil Spill Approaches

Fla. Sues BP Over Oil Spill Environmental Damage

Florida is taking part in a multi-state a lawsuit against oil company BP, trying to hold them accountable for the damage to the state’s natural resources caused by the 2010 oil spill.



Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.


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Program To Rank Stadium Funding Requests

The new pro soccer franchise in Orlando and Daytona International Speedway would be put on the same playing field with teams from other major leagues when seeking state sales-tax dollars, under a measure advanced Monday in the House.


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Former Democratic Leader Charlie Whitehead Dies

The former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party Charlie Whitehead died overnight.


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Scott Announces More Than $2 Million In Grants

Spread among projects in Florida, Governor Rick Scott said the state will hand out more than $2 million in grants to aid military installations.


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Prisoners Mistakenly Released Had Cellphone Behind Bars

Law enforcement officials found out Monday two convicted killers mistakenly released from a panhandle prison had a cellphone behind bars which may have helped them plan their escape.


Joseph Jenkins (left) and Charles Walker (right) were released from prison after bogus documents showed they were to be set free. Both are convicted felons and have not been located.  (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

FDLE Plans New Procedures After Escapes

Despite two escaped murderers released through forged documents being found and back in custody, the head of the state’s law enforcement agency said additional steps are being put in place to prevent a similar incident from happening again.


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“Fantasy 5″ Winner From Margate

One of the two winners of the “Fantasy 5″ is from Margate, lottery officials said Saturday.




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