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By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Florida agency’s undercover gator farm leads to 9 arrests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An alligator farm set up by Florida wildlife officials uncovered illegal alligator hunts and the sale of about 10,000 illegally harvested alligator eggs. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs boating safety bill, 15 others

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Floridians who have locator beacons in their boats will pay reduced registration fees under a new law. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Tuesday that makes permanent reduced fees for boats equipped More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Administrative judge says 2 should get medical pot license

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - An administrative ruling has paved the way for at least one more medical marijuana distributing organization in Florida. Division of Administrative Hearings Judge John Van Landingham ruled More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Hackers may have names of thousands of Florida gun owners

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Officials say hackers may have obtained the names of more than 16,000 people who have Florida concealed weapon permits. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Monday More...

By admin On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Florida’s hurricane fund remains strong heading into season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida fund that helps private insurers pay out claims after a hurricane continues to be in strong shape ahead of storm season. Estimates prepared by Raymond James show the Florida More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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School groups calling on Florida Gov. to veto education bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A growing number of groups are calling on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto a sweeping education bill that was put together in the waning hours of this year's legislative session. The Florida More...

By admin On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Florida Supreme court orders release of death row inmate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A former Air Force sergeant on death row for the murders of an ex-girlfriend and their son will be set free after the Florida Supreme Court ruled that there was no physical evidence to convict More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Highlights from Florida’s new $83 billion budget

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Legislature on Monday approved roughly $83 billion in spending for 2017-18 in several bills. Gov. Rick Scott has suggested he may veto the budget. Here are a few key items in More...

By admin On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Florida may restore college aid lost during Great Recession

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - College students in Florida will get extra help under an ambitious proposal passed by the Florida Legislature. The Florida House voted 85-27 Monday for an overhaul of the state's higher More...

By admin On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Special election set for seat resigned by Florida senator

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has scheduled a special election for the district where a senator resigned after using a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American More...