Florida A&M University announced Tuesday it is hiring a new director for its famous Marching 100 band, a major step to eventually relaunching the band that was sidelined by a 2011 hazing scandal.
For the second straight year, the Florida Senate on Tuesday defeated a bill promoted as giving parents a voice in charting a turnaround plan for failing public schools.
Early voting days and sites could be expanded under a bill passed by the Senate.
A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
Governor Rick Scott is asking President Obama to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers which were ordered to achieve spending cuts required by Congress.
Efforts to arm Florida teachers and other school employees to fight back against any schoolhouse attacks cleared another hurdle Tuesday in the state Legislature, overcoming objections from school groups that were vocal in their complaints.
Changes under Republican Gov. Rick Scott are making it more difficult for Florida’s former felons to get their voting rights restored, which critics say has suppressed the minority vote and hurt Democratic candidates.
A Putnam County woman has been charged with stealing more than $20,000 from residents of a group home she owned.
The chairman of the Florida A&M University board is being asked to explain his decision to suspend a search for a new president.
A bill seeking to make Floridians turn down loud music booming from their vehicles has won approval from a state Senate committee.
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