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2 People Find Dead Bat in Salad They Were EatingA recall has been issued after two people in Florida found a dead bat in the packaged salad they were eating.
Sheriff to Heroin Dealers: 'We're Coming for You. Run!'A Florida sheriff is sending a stern warning to heroin dealers: "We're coming for you. Run!"
Cookie Doesn't Crumble After Falling Into Florida SinkholeA 10-year-old pug named Cookie is safe and sound and falling into a giant sinkhole following a heavy rainstorm in north Florida.
Florida Gov. Takes Case from Anti-Death Penalty ProsecutorFlorida's governor has rebuked Orlando's top prosecutor and transferred from her authority a case involving the slaying of a police officer after she announced her opposition to the death penalty.
Lawyered Up? A Look at What Florida Has Spent Money OnThe Associated Press has documented that since Gov. Rick Scott took office in 2011, agencies under his control as well as the Florida Legislature and Cabinet officials have spent more than $250 million on private attorneys. Here's a look at some of the spending on outside lawyering Florida taxpayers have had to pay for under Republican leadership.
Florida's Death Penalty Fix Heads to Gov. Rick ScottFlorida will require a unanimous jury recommendation before the death penalty can be imposed under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Rick Scott on Friday.
US to Face Czech Republic in Fed Cup Semifinals in FloridaThe United States and three-time defending champion Czech Republic will meet in the semifinals of the Fed Cup next month in Florida.
Small Florida Airport will Remain Closed During Trump VisitsThe businesses at a small Florida airport that the Secret Service orders closed each time President Donald Trump visits his Mar-a-Lago resort won't get any concessions.
Decision Time in Florida: Sun, Fun and... Nonstop Gambling?For years, politicians in the Sunshine State have struggled over whether they want to let glitzy Las-Vegas style casinos sprout beside Florida's sugar-white beaches.
Florida Brush Fire Contained, Residents Allowed to Go HomeHundreds of residents are back in their homes after fire crews contained a brush fire spread over some 2,000 acres in central Florida.
Search is On for Suspect in Deaths of 3 in Florida, AlabamaAuthorities in Florida and Alabama are searching for a man suspected of killing three people.

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