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Hospital Districts Could Face Taxing Votes

A new proposal filed Tuesday would require a vote every 10 years on whether local hospital districts should be allowed to continue taxing residents.

02/24/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Names Environmental Protection, Elder Affairs Leaders

Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.

12/11/2014

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Lawmaker Files Bill To Allow Firearms On University Campuses

A newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.

12/09/2014

425 Million Jackpot Draws Hopeful Lottery Ticket Buyers

Florida Court Hears Couple‚Äôs Lottery Winnings Dispute

A couple, who had been in a long-term relationship, have gone to court over a $1 million winning lottery ticket dispute. On Thursday the Florida Supreme Court heard the arguments on how to possibly distribute the winnings.

12/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

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Scott Child Protection Claims Disputed

During the gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said child protection has improved under his watch especially compared to that of his opponent former Governor Charlie Crist.

10/16/2014

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New Parasailing Safety Regulations Take Effect

New regulations meant to create safety in the parasailing industry took effect on Wednesday.

10/01/2014

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DOC Launches Transparency Database Of Inmate Deaths

The Department of Corrections (DOC) launched a database Tuesday meant to bring some light to inmate deaths.

09/09/2014

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State Senator Wants Students To Take Financial Literacy

Sen. Dorothy Hukill plans to keep trying to get legislation passed which would require all Florida students to take a course in financial literacy.

09/08/2014

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Child Death Review Panel Sets Ambitious Agenda

The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.

08/28/2014

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