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Las Vegas Shooter Lived in Florida, Records Show

October 2, 2017 - 9:45am
Marilou Danley and Stephen Paddock

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Fifty-nine people are now dead with over 520 injured from the Las Vegas massacre on Sunday, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said.

State to Miss Deadline for New Medical Marijuana Licenses

October 1, 2017 - 2:45pm

After months of waiting, five new medical marijuana growers won’t be getting their state-issued licenses to cultivate and sell the state’s newest prescription drug on time. On Friday, state officials said Florida will miss the deadline to dole out five new licenses to cultivate and sell medical marijuana in the Sunshine State. 

Former State Rep. Erik Fresen Sentenced to 60 Days in Jail for Tax Evasion

September 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Erik Fresen

Former state Rep. Erik Fresen is headed to jail for 60 days for failing to file a tax return for more than $270,000, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Rick Scott Talks Hurricane Recovery in Florida, Puerto Rico with President Trump in DC

September 29, 2017 - 1:15pm
Rick Scott and Donald Trump

Gov. Rick Scott returned to the U.S. after visiting a devastated Puerto Rico earlier this week, saying cleaning up the damage to the small island left from Hurricane Maria is going to be a “long process.”

Voters Distrustful of Government at Every Level, Says Poll

September 28, 2017 - 12:45pm

Voters lack overall confidence in the honesty of their government, believing nearly every level is majorly or somewhat corrupt, according to a new poll.

Tax Credit Scholarship Program Students More Likely to Attend College, Study Shows

September 27, 2017 - 2:45pm

Florida’s needy and low-income students who participate in the state’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program are more likely to attend college and receive degrees, a study released Wednesday shows. 

Marco Rubio Endorses James Buchanan for Florida House

September 27, 2017 - 1:30pm
Marco Rubio and James Buchanan

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says political newcomer James Buchanan is the right choice for Florida voters, officially endorsing Buchanan for Florida’s 72nd House District Wednesday.

Daniel Perez Sweeps HD116 Election Against Gabriele Mayaudon

September 26, 2017 - 9:00pm
Daniel Perez

Republican political newcomer Daniel Perez knocked out Democrat Gabriele Mayaudon to win the election for Florida’s 116th House District on Tuesday.

Neal Dunn Introduces Bill to Fight Veteran Opioid Abuse

September 26, 2017 - 3:15pm
Neal Dunn

A Florida congressman is taking a step towards helping American veterans fight back against opioid abuse.

Rick Scott: Florida Stands 'Willing and Ready' to Help Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria

September 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Rick Scott

Florida stands ready to support its close neighbor of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria caused widespread devastation to the island last week.



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