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File photo of Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Re-Election Committee To Air Anti-Crist Ad

Gov. Rick Scott’s political committee plans to air an ad called “Opportunist” about former Republican governor turned Democrat Charlie Crist beginning Monday, the day Crist is expected to announce plans to run for his old office with his new party.

10/31/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist To Announce Next Week Whether He Will Run For Governor As Democrat

Former Republican governor-turned Democrat Charlie Crist has been working the Florida Democratic Party’s conference like a candidate as he builds up to finally announcing what seemingly everyone in Florida already knows.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2013

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott: Capture Prisoners Then See What Went Wrong

Gov. Rick Scott says law enforcement needs to first capture two murderers who escaped from a Franklin County prison and then find out what went wrong.

CBS Tampa–10/17/2013

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Fla. Executes Man For Illinois Woman’s 1986 Murder

A Florida man convicted of raping and strangling a woman and throwing her body in a canal was put to death Tuesday by chemical injection.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Says It Won’t Pay To Reopen National Parks

Florida officials say they won’t use state money to help reopen Everglades National Park and other national parks located in the Sunshine State.

10/10/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Tries To Build Support For Voter Purge

Florida is preparing for another effort to remove non-citizens from the state’s voting rolls.

10/07/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Of Emergency Declared In 18 Florida Counties

Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 18 Florida Panhandle counties in preparation for Tropical Storm Karen.

CBS Tampa–10/03/2013

Final Push To Educate Floridians About New Obamacare Laws

With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors and working phone banks to spread the word about “Obamacare”.

CBS Tampa–09/29/2013

File photo of a person digging in a yard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Grave Excavation To Begin At Former Reform School

University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.

08/31/2013

File photo of Fla. Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Group: Environmental Laws Not Enforced Under Scott

A non-profit group says the enforcement of the state’s environmental laws has plummeted under Gov. Rick Scott and the private company attorney he picked to lead the Department of Environmental Protection.

08/29/2013

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