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Ozzie Russ and Stephen Schlairet feed one of their horses on their Washington County farm near Chipley. (Source: Tom Urban/NSF)

Cowboy Wedding Brings Tears, Laughter

Wearing cowboy boots and bolo ties, Steve Schlairat and Ozzie Russ exchanged wedding vows as they stood beside two saddles perched atop bales of hay on a chilly Saturday afternoon with friends and family looking on.

01/10/2015

Ozzie Russ and Stephen Schlairet feed one of their horses on their Washington County farm near Chipley. (Source: Tom Urban/NSF)

Gay Marriage Fight Finds Unlikely Home In Rural Panhandle

Stephen Schlairet and Ozzie Russ have almost as much in common with their neighbors in the tiny Panhandle community of Chipley as the way of life that sets them apart.

12/30/2014

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Supreme Court Won’t Stop Gay Marriages In Florida

Same-sex weddings could begin as soon as January 6, 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida.

12/19/2014

Rick Scott Victory Speech  (Source: CBS4)

Court Rejects Scott Appeal On Welfare Drug Tests

A federal appeals court gave Gov. Rick Scott a big fat no, as his administration tried to push an old law that would require welfare benefits applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.

12/03/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Judge Won’t Lift Stay In Florida Gay Marriage

A Florida Federal Judge says he will not lift a stay of his ruling in connection to a lawsuit that challenges the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

11/05/2014

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Appeals Court OKs ‘Docs VS. Glocks’ Law

A federal appeals court has upheld the state’s controversial “docs vs. glocks” bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.

07/25/2014

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Court Throws Out Chiquita Terror Payment Claims

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

07/24/2014

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South Florida Judge Nominated For Seat On Federal Appeals Court

U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenbaum of Fort Lauderdale has been nominated by President Barack Obama for a seat on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

11/10/2013

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