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Remembering Florida's Role in World War I on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016 - 6:00am

On Friday the nation honors Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, to mark the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918.

2016 Election Winners and Losers in Florida

November 9, 2016 - 9:45am
Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio, Joe Garcia and Allison Tant

After going twice for Barack Obama, Florida returned to the Republican fold Tuesday night. Donald Trump carried the Sunshine State, part of his perfectly crafted electoral path to the White House.

More than the Presidency on the Line in Florida

November 8, 2016 - 6:00am

As has so often been the case in recent presidential elections, all eyes are on Florida as the nation chooses the 45th president on Tuesday. But there’s more than the presidency on the line in the Sunshine State. 

Trish Regan from Fox Business Network: 'North Carolina and...Florida are the Biggies' on Election Day

November 7, 2016 - 6:00am
Trish Regan

With the presidential election looming on Tuesday, Sunshine State News caught up with Trish Regan, an anchor and markets reporter with the Fox Business Network.

Florida's the Largest Swing State--But it Wasn't Always That Important

November 5, 2016 - 6:00am
 Zachary Taylor, Ronald Reagan and Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the final days of the presidential election, Florida, once again, dominates the national spotlight. Donald Trump needs to carry the Sunshine State to beat Hillary Clinton which is why the campaigns are dispatching the candidates and their top surrogates to Florida as the clock ticks down to election day. Polls show a close contest with, as of Friday morning, Republicans clinging to an early lead in early voting.

Tom Rooney Showcases Conservative Support Even as He Opposes Trump

November 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tom Rooney

Even though he is not backing Donald Trump’s presidential bid, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., is reeling in the support of some top Republicans while his Democratic opponent insists he’s not representing his district. 

New Jacksonville Baseball Name Steamrolls a Half Century of Tradition

November 3, 2016 - 6:00am

With the presidential election in its final days and Game Seven of the World Series looming that evening, it was easy to ignore Ken Babby announcing on Wednesday the Jacksonville Suns would change their name to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. 

Florida Congresswomen Inspect Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

October 31, 2016 - 7:00pm

Even with the elections looming next week, two South Florida congresswomen spent the past weekend in Haiti as that island nation recovers from Hurricane Matthew.

Mayport Homeporting New Ships

October 29, 2016 - 1:00pm

During his sixteen years in Congress, U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., focused much of his efforts in maintaining and expanding the roles of the various Navy stations on the First Coast. Opting against running for another term this year, Crenshaw, who sits on the U.S. House  Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced one final success on that front this week.

Joe Biden Wouldn't Be First Ex-VP to Move on to Other Offices

October 31, 2016 - 6:00am
John C. Calhoun and Henry Wallace

Despite not making a third try for the White House this year, Joe Biden might not be done quite yet with holding office--which is often par for the course with vice presidents who don’t end up holding the top job. 

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