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Florida's Economy Still Growing, But Budget Cuts LoomFlorida's economy is continuing to grow according to new preliminary estimates from state economists.
Florida Gov. Scott Signs Death Penalty Fix Into LawFlorida will now require a unanimous jury recommendation before the death penalty can be imposed under a bill signed late Monday by Gov. Rick Scott...
Court: Hold Back 3rd Graders Who Do Poorly on Reading TestIn a blow to parents seeking to have their children "opt out" of Florida's high-stakes tests, an appeals court on Tuesday ruled that school...
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.
Guns, Gambling and Taxes: Florida Legislators Return to WorkOnce the Florida Legislature kicks off its 60-day session March 7, legislators are expected to pass, or kill, dozens of measures dealing with everything from abortion to gambling and the environment.
Florida Looks to Expand 'Stand Your Ground' ImmunityFlorida doesn't just want to let people stand their ground, it also wants to make the state prove they didn't commit violence in self-defense before taking them to trial.
Florida May Make it Easier to Sue Doctors Over AbortionsWomen who have had abortions could sue doctors under a bill now moving through the Florida House.
Florida Gov. Lashes Out at GOP Leader Over Jobs MoneyA feud between Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott and GOP House Speaker Richard Corcoran over government spending is quickly escalating.
Florida Debt Drops Again After Jumping Up Last YearFlorida's amount of debt is dropping again after rising last year. That's according to an annual report presented...
Florida Cop Killer's Death Sentence Overturned For 3rd TimeA man who has been sentenced to death three times for drug-addled rampage that left a Polk County deputy and two others dead will...

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