Florida Joins Antitrust Probe Of FacebookFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody is part of a coalition of attorneys general from across the country who are investigating Facebook for possible antitrust violations.
Costs Of Assault Weapons Ban Weighed In FloridaIf Floridians approve a constitutional amendment next year to block possession of assault weapons, a panel of economists on Thursday estimated the state budget could take a $26.9 million hit in lost revenue.
Walmart To Stop Some Ammo SalesWalmart announced Tuesday it will stop selling ammunition while requesting that customers not openly carry firearms in its stores, even where state laws allow it.
Hepatitis A Cases Top 2,400 In Florida This YearFlorida had 64 newly reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,413. Of the new cases, 84 percent involved hospitalizations, according to a Florida Department of Health weekly data release.
Assault Weapons Registry Would Come At A CostA panel of state economists on Tuesday estimated it would cost $4 million to build a registry to carry out a proposed constitutional amendment that targets possession of assault weapons, if Floridians approve the measure in November 2020.
Florida Avoids Direct Hit, But Dorian Will Cause DamagePeople along the state’s East Coast were told Tuesday to continue heeding local warnings as Hurricane Dorian remained a life-threatening storm, even if it is no longer forecast for a Florida landfall.
Drivers In Broward On Hunt For Gasoline As Preparations For Hurricane Dorian ContinueDriving through Broward it was not uncommon to see a gas station on one corner of a street with a line 10-15 cars deep waiting for gas meanwhile across the street or down the block, a gas station had red or yellow bags covering the pump handles, inducing they were out of fuel.
Atmospheric Battle Will Determine Where Dorian Hits FloridaForecasters are fairly confident about one thing: Dorian will be powerful.
State Asks Judge To Toss Lawsuit Over Teacher BonusesThe Florida Department of Education on Wednesday asked a Tallahassee judge to toss a lawsuit that seeks to have the state pay money to teachers that school districts deducted from bonuses.
FPL: We've Made Improvements Over The Years, Restoring Power Should Take Less TimeFlorida Power & Light employees are very busy these days.
Two-For-One Special As FWC Nets Two Massive Pythons In One DayThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Python Action Team got a two-for-one earlier this week.
Florida Could Step In To Protect Key DeerFlorida will use state rules to protect Key deer if the animals are removed from the federal endangered species list, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Executive Director Eric Sutton wrote in a letter this week to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.
Portions Of Everglades Temporarily Closed Due To FloodingSouth Florida’s relentless summer rain is taking its toll in the Everglades with large parts of the River of Grass now closed to the public because of high water levels.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Adds 82 Cases In FloridaFlorida’s hepatitis A outbreak continues, with 2,349 cases reported this year and 82 cases reported last week, state Department of Health numbers show.
Nearly 18-Foot Burmese Python Captured in Big Cypress National PreserveAnother giant Burmese python has been captured in the Florida Everglades.