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Florida court: Counties Can Decide Whether To Have Slots

Slot machines could be coming to several Florida dog and horse tracks if a far-reaching court ruling holds.

05/29/2015

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Gov. Grudgingly Oks Online Voter Registration

Florida will move ahead with online voter registration despite Gov. Rick Scott saying he is worried about putting it in place.

05/15/2015

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1-Day Waiting Period For Abortion Bill Passes State House

Women seeking an abortion would face a one-day waiting period under a bill that appears likely to go to Gov. Rick Scott for approval.

04/22/2015

Prosecutors said 21-year-old Lenoy Rivera was driving at over 90 mph when he hit and killed a bicyclist. (Getty Images)

Florida House Moves Abortion Measure

The Florida House has passed a measure prohibiting abortions after the viability of a fetus has been determined, with limited exceptions.

CBS Tampa–04/11/2014

File photo of the Florida A&M marching band. (credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Probation Lifted At Florida A&M

Florida A&M University is no longer on probation.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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Medical Marijuana Question Before Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a proposed constitutional amendment to allow marijuana use for medical reasons should be on the ballot next year.

12/05/2013

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‘Parent Trigger’ Bill Fails In Florida Senate Again

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.

04/30/2013

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Bill To Turn Down Loud Car Stereos Fails

A bill seeking to lower the boom on loud music blaring from car stereos didn’t strike a chord with the Florida Senate.

04/26/2013

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

House Votes To Raise Campaign Contribution Limits By Thousands

Campaign contribution limits would soar from $500 to $5,000 for statewide candidates and $3,000 for legislative and other candidates under a wide-ranging bill passed by the House on Friday.

03/22/2013

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Lady Gaga Encourages Ohioans To Vote

The pop star admitted in this exclusive interview that after giving both candidates serious consideration, she’ll be voting for Barack Obama.

11/06/2012

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