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Christy Daly the new secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. (Source: http://www.djj.state.fl.us/)

Scott Keeps Daly As DJJ Secretary

In a move that was widely expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Christy Daly as secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

12/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Cubans Take To Social Media Over Cuban Spies Release

In Cuba, the moments after the news broke of the Cuban spies release, those living in the island took to social media to express their excitement.

12/18/2014

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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

Secretary of State Ken Detzner wants to upgrade voting equipment in Florida. (Source: http://dos.myflorida.com/)

Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of State

Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who serves as Florida’s chief elections officer.

12/17/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: 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. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush To “Actively Explore” Presidential Run

Some familiar faces are leading the field of likely Republican nominees for president in 2016. In a recent McClatchy-Marist poll, 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney topped the pack with support from approximately 19 percent of Republican voters.

12/16/2014

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)

Former Gov. Bush Signals Interest In 2016 Presidential Campaign

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has signaled strong interest in a 2016 presidential campaign.

12/15/2014

Jeb Bush speaks to business leaders in Broward County on 3/21/14. (Source: CBS4)

Jeb Bush To Release Emails From Time As FL Governor

Emails that were sent and received during Jeb Bush’s time as Florida’s governor will be released, roughly 250,000 of them.

12/13/2014

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Earlier this week Floridas Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 for a bill that would heavily restrict the states craft breweries such as the Wynwood Brewing Company and is supported by the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association, which has controlled beer distribution in the state for decades.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Craft Brewers Wary Of Claims About Ending Ban On ‘Growlers’

An effort that would allow small craft brewers to pour beer into half-gallon containers may advance during the 2015 legislative session without becoming part of a package of other beverage issues.

12/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Gov. Gives Extra Paid Holiday To State Workers

Florida Governor Rick Scott is giving state workers an extra paid holiday this year– the day after Christmas.

12/12/2014

ST. PAUL, MN - JULY 24: Former President Bill Clinton attends the Starkey Hearing Foundation's 'So The World May Hear Awards Gala' 2011 at River Centre on July 24, 2011 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

Clinton Meets With Estefans After Holding Summit

Former President Bill Clinton spoke Thursday to kick off a summit on the Americas held in South Florida.

12/11/2014

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