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Supreme Court Won’t Stop Gay Marriages In Florida

Same-sex weddings could begin as soon as January 6, 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida.

12/19/2014

(Source: AP)

Grand Jury: No Charges In Florida Jail Explosion

In April, an explosion at a Florida jail killed two inmates and injured 200 more. However, a grand jury looking into the deadly case said there isn’t enough evidence to bring criminal charges.

11/20/2014

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State Sued Over Deer-Dog Hunts In Panhandle

A Florida couple has filed a lawsuit against Florida, asking the state to stop hunters from using dogs to find dear around their Panhandle property.

11/12/2014

(Source: AP)

State Attorney To Reveal New Evidence In Jail Explosion

New evidence regarding an explosion at a Pensacola jail will be presented to a grand jury, and it might blow the case wide open.

09/08/2014

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois. White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyed a big win in President Barack Obama's home state Tuesday as he sought to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November's general election. Polls across Illinois opened for the state primary at 6:00 am (1100 GMT) with former Massachusetts governor Romney the odds-on favorite to win. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo By: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Hold Voter Edge In Big Counties; GOP Elsewhere

Voter-registration numbers showed Democrats have more registered voters in Florida’s seven most populated counties but Republicans have a huge advantage in some mid-sized counties.

08/12/2014

(Source: AP)

USF Researchers Identify First Set Of Remains From Dozier School

University of South Florida researchers on Thursday announced they had identified the first set of remains exhumed from 55 unmarked graves at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a now-closed Panhandle reform school.

08/07/2014

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Panhandle Cleaning Up Weathered Oil From BP Spill

Florida Panhandle officials are cleaning up over 1,700 pounds of weathered oil from the 2010 BP oil spill.

07/26/2014

Source: FloridaStateParks.org

S. Florida Beach Makes Top 10 List Of Best Beaches In 2014

One of South Florida’s beaches made the Top 10 Beach List for 2014.

06/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Parts Of Florida Panhandle May See Snow

While South Florida warms up to the lower 80s Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting snow for parts of the Florida Panhandle thanks to an arctic blast.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

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Snow & Ice Expected In Florida’s Panhandle

Schools, courts and government offices throughout the western Panhandle plan to close because of the anticipated snow and ice.

01/27/2014

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