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By Jeff Burlew | Democrat senior writer @JeffBurlew on Twitter -- It's going to be a slow week at the Capitol - lawmakers are taking a break to cel...
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida -- More than three years after Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order seeking across-the-board drug te...
By Jeff Burlew Democrat senior writer @JeffBurlew on Twitter -- Despite dire predictions about the health of the Florida Retirement System, a top of...
By Jeff Burlew | Democrat senior writer | @JeffBurlew on Twitter -- Everybody loves children - and Florida lawmakers are ready to spend record amo...

Tampa Bay headlines

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Trisha Horsley eventually wants to become a surgeon. Right now, the 18-year-old is a senior at George Jenkins High School. She also is working part-ti...
More than 20 volunteers gathered Thursday morning with a common purpose: helping a family in need. For the past decade, a caved-in roof and mold have ...
Retail activity is steadily rising in Polk County as the economy gradually recovers. Taxable retail sales in the county totaled about $7.4 billion las...
A jury decided Thursday that a former executive director for the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District was unjustly fired and awarded him $135,272 in da...
Herman's Market was closed after a 60-year-old woman drove an acquaintance's car into the butcher shop on Monday....
The long-awaited $70 million project to widen the road from four to six lanes could begin this summer, according to a transportation official....
Members of the Polish-American Association of Sarasota greeted Aleksander “Olek” Doba on Thursday night in Port Canaveral....

Orlando headlines

After 18 years living on a quiet Winter Park street, Marilyn Miller is worried. ...
Opponent Regina Hill says Lynum is co-opting her messageAttorney Juan Lynum is shifting his campaign for the Orlando City Council to a more populist m...
Service cuts, higher taxes and fees mulled as budget imbalance loomsJust when the economy seems to be pulling out of its doldrums, Orlando residents c...
Robert Corchado's first documented arrest came when he was just 13, records show.Cindy Williams' comments were carried to a national audience. But it ...

Miami-Dade headlines

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro took power a year ago today. During the last 12 months he’s faced a souring economy, rampant crime and...
But Miami-Dade’s March unemployment rate ticked up as more people search for jobs....
Detectives have arrested a Miami-Dade firefighter after he allegedly shared over a dozen illicit images while using the most public of social media si...
Organizers of Miami's Ultra Music Festival are hiring the outgoing Miami Beach police chief to oversee security after a guard was trampled by gate...

Jacksonville headlines

ACAPULCO, Mexico | A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where br...
MOKPO, South Korea | The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the pos...
WASHINGTON | More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March while Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.3 percent i...
A Jesup man died late Thursday when he was struck by a truck on U.S. 341 in the city, the Georgia State Patrol said. Brandon Hill, 27, was hit by a 20...
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