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Lawmakers Look To Curb Bear, Gator Feeding

As the state tries to reduce dangerous interactions between bears and humans, lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would change the penalties for feeding wildlife.

04/27/2015

A general view of the exterior of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Flordia. (Source: Victor Baldizon/Getty Images)

UF Frat Expels 3 Over Insults To Wounded Vets

The University of Florida expelled three members of a fraternity accused of insulting and spitting at a group of disabled military veterans in Panama City.

04/24/2015

New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that the population of The Villages grew by 5.4 percent between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.   (Source: thevillages.com)

Florida Community Ranked #1 For Growth In Nation

A Central Florida community west of Orlando was the fastest growing metro area in the nation last year.

03/26/2015

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Florida Supreme Court Orders New Sentences In Juvenile Cases

Florida’s Supreme Court has ordered re-sentencing hearings for four people convicted of felonies they had committed while they were juveniles.

03/19/2015

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Ally Takes Seat As Florida Utility Regulator

One of Gov. Rick Scott’s political allies is the newest member of the commission that regulates Florida utilities.

01/08/2015

Buddy DeFranco dies at 91. NEW YORK - JANUARY 13:  2006 NEA Jazz Master Honoree Buddy DeFranco speaks during the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Induction at the New York Hilton Hotel January 13, 2006 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Jazz Clarinet Great Buddy DeFranco Dies At 91

Buddy DeFranco, world renowned jazz clarinetist who collaborated with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and other top singers and musicians of his era, has died at 91.

12/26/2014

Craig Neus and his boat the  "Mariah." (Courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)

Missing Sailor Found Adrift But Alive In The Gulf

A 77-year old sailor reported missing has been found alive.

11/14/2014

An F-16 fighter jet is shown at Homestead Air Reserve Base in 2007. (Photo credit ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force IDs Pilot In Fighter Jet Crash

Air Force officials identified the pilot involved in a deadly jet crash in the Gulf of Mexico.

11/08/2014

(Source: CBS4)

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.

09/12/2014

(Source:AP/Rob Carr)

Governor Scott Signs Florida GI Bill

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

03/31/2014

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