Sunshine State

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Florida Jobless Rate Drops Slightly In April

The Sunshine State’s jobless rate is dipping slightly.

05/22/2015

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Florida Health Centers Get $5M From Federal Government

The Obama administration is spending $5 million to fund 10 new community health centers in the Sunshine State.

05/11/2015

A Hialeah homeowner said a drone crashed into his bedroom window on Thursday night. No one has claimed the craft.(Source: CBS4)

Florida Could Soon Place Limits On Drone Use

The use of drones to photograph people on their own property could soon be illegal in the Sunshine State.

04/28/2015

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Florida House Wants School Districts To Require Uniforms

The Florida House wants school districts to require students to wear uniforms—a move they say could help improve school safety.

03/27/2015

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Florida Has 6 Of The Nation’s Fastest-Growing Metro Areas

Florida is climbing the ranks of the most populous states and fast-growing cities, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

03/26/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

State Seeks To Offset Cattle Lost To Panthers

Ranchers could be key to restoring Florida’s growing panther population.

03/22/2015

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Florida Ports Want Help In Luring Shipping Firms

The top lobbying group for Florida’s seaports wants the state to establish a marketing campaign to help lure cargo-shipping companies from major ports in other areas of the country.

02/19/2015

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Thieves Steal Thousands In Lingerie From Fla. Victoria’s Secret

St. Petersburg police are looking for lingerie looters, who made off with thousands of dollars worth of unmentionables from Victoria’s Secret.

02/14/2015

Florida Money

State Debt Decreases For The 4th Year In A Row

For the fourth year in a row, the Sunshine State’s debt has decreased.

12/09/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
(Source: CBS4)

Campaign For Florida Governor Remains Bitter

The race for governor in Florida is ending the same way it began: Bitter, personal and close as ever.

11/03/2014

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