Backroom Briefing: Gambling Foes At Odds Over PollFloridians overwhelmingly back the current Seminole gaming "compact" and support what they know of a bigger gambling deal Gov. Rick Scott has asked lawmakers to approve, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce poll released Thursday.
Gambling Deal Could Be End Of Road For Dog, Horse RacingOnce posh destinations drawing A-list socialites, celebrities and gangsters, Florida's dog and horse tracks are now at the center of a dispute over whether they should be allowed to do away with live racing altogether.
Negron Zeros In On Dispute Over Juvenile Detention CostsFlorida's long-running conflict between the state and counties over how to share juvenile-detention costs is flaring again --- and a powerful lawmaker is unhappy about what is happening.
Florida Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Dog TracksTwo former jai alai fronton operators received from good news. The Supreme Court upheld a law that will allow them to convert their pari-mutuel licenses to dog racing.
Counties, DJJ Renew Legal Fight About Detention CostsA decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.
Cabinet Considers Land Sales To Help Fund Florida Forever State is getting closer to its Florida Forever fundraising goal for the upcoming budget year, though environmentalists say the amount is not enough.
Record Lows Expected In N. FloridaFarmers are preparing for a drastic drop in temperatures Monday night and Tuesday morning. Some locations will feel the coldest air of the winter season.