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State Approves Lower Worker Comp Rates

Florida businesses will save some money next year. The state’s Office of Insurance Regulation has announced an overall 5.2 percent decrease in workers-compensation insurance rates.

11/13/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Senators Visit Alan Gross In Cuba

A group of U.S. Senators met with prisoner Alan Gross on Tuesday.

11/11/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Bush Father, Son Want Jeb Bush Run For White House

Jeb Bush’s family is saying he should run for president.

11/11/2014

Gay-Marriage

LGBT Floridians Hope For Progress Despite Election Losses

The 2014 election wasn’t a good one for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

11/10/2014

Charlie Crist Concedes  (Source: CBS4)

Crist Misses Opportunities With Minority Voters

To win the gubernatorial race, former Governor Charlie Crist needed Florida’s black and Latino voters.

11/08/2014

Republican presidential candidate, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich greets people outside Webster Elementary School where primary voting is taking place on January 10, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Voters in New Hampshire headed to the polls in the nation's first primary election to pick their choice for a U.S. presidential candidate. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Newt Gingrich & Wife Stop Into South Florida

Former U.S. Representative Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich are making a stop in Fort Lauderdale this weekend.

11/08/2014

Congressman Allen West

Former U.S. Rep. From S. Fla To Take Over TX Think Tank

Former Representative Allen West said he is leaving Florida to take over a Texas think tank.

11/07/2014

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

Republican Turnout, Wave Overwhelmed Crist

The Democratic plan meant to get Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s gubernatorial seat for the next four years failed on Tuesday evening.

11/05/2014

Rick Scott Victory Speech  (Source: CBS4)

Voters Give Gov. Scott Four More Years

By a margin of approximately 71,000 votes, Governor Rick Scott defeated challenger Charlie Crist to win re-election. Scott received 48.3 percent to Crist’s 47 percent.

11/05/2014

Charlie Crist Concedes  (Source: CBS4)

Crist Thanks Supporters – “It’s Time To Work Together”

After a hotly contested race, Charlie Crist conceded defeat to Governor Rick Scott in a brief speech to supporters in a nearly empty ballroom in a St. Petersburg resort shortly before midnight.

11/05/2014

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