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Ceremony Set For Florida’s First Female Auditor General

Florida’s first female auditor general will be sworn in next week.


The South Carolina and American flags flying at half-staff behind the Confederate flag erected in front of the State Congress building in Columbia, South Carolina on June 19, 2015. Police captured the white suspect in a gun massacre at one of the oldest black churches in Charleston in the United States, the latest deadly assault to feed simmering racial tensions. Police detained 21-year-old Dylann Roof, shown wearing the flags of defunct white supremacist regimes in pictures taken from social media, after nine churchgoers were shot dead during bible study on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/MLADEN ANTONOV        (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Confederate Flag Flap Renews Old Hope

The flap over Confederate flags now sweeping the nation is stirring in the Florida Panhandle, where folks who failed to get the controversial banner removed more than a decade ago have revived their efforts.


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Lucky Money Winner Takes Home $500K

One lucky winner from Sunrise took home the $500,000 jackpot after matching all four “Lucky Money” numbers plus the Lucky Ball.


Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Signs Controversial Adoption Bill

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed 48 bills, including a measure sure to earn him some political heartburn.


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Florida Prison Guards Accused Of Assaulting Inmate

Two Florida prison guards are facing federal charges, accused of assaulting an inmate.


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Judge Denies Scott’s Request For Mediation With Feds

A federal judge denied Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for mediation with Obama administration officials over hospital funding.


Desmond Roland #26 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys is tackled by Jalen Ramsey #8 of the Florida State Seminoles in the first half of the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Florida State Star DB Jalen Ramsey Has Dreams Of Olympic Gold

Get Jalen Ramsey talking about his other sport, the one he squeezes in around football and does about as well as anybody in the country, and it’s apparent the long jump is not just a way for Florida State’s gifted defensive back to stay in shape.


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Rubio’s Real Estate Dealings Often A Drag On His Finances

In his first year in the Florida Legislature, Marco Rubio penciled in “0” for his net worth when filling out the required forms detailing his personal finances.


ARLINGTON, VA - APRIL 14:  A family member reflects in front of the casket of U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Andrew C. Seif at Arlington National Cemetery April 14, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. Seif was one of three Marines killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in heavy fog off the Florida coast during a training mission last month. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Report: Black Hawk Pilots Disoriented In Fog, Lost Control

A military investigation has determined that the helicopter pilots that crashed off the Florida coast in March had become disoriented in a thick fog and lost control, failing to switch from visual-based procedures to instrument-based ones.


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Rubio Sells Troubled House In Florida For $117K

Florida Republican and presidential candidate Marco Rubio has sold a house considered to be troublesome for him.