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Weird

Florida's odd bills: Toilets, lingerie, shacking up

Florida's odd bills: Toilets, lingerie, shacking upFlorida legislators filed more than 1,700 bills for consideration during their two-month session that ends in May. Some are routine, some deal with high-profile issues such as abortion and guns, and some are just odd.
  • Weird
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Fla. lawmaker hopes to fix sexting law

Fla. lawmaker hopes to fix sexting lawA Fort Lauderdale representative's bill would make corrections in the state's sexting law.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Military

Rep. Crenshaw speaks on ISIS hit list response

Rep. Crenshaw speaks on ISIS hit list responseWith the names, pictures, and addresses of 100 military members across the country released by ISIS, many of the families still say nothings being done to protect them.
  • Military
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
High School Sports

Proposed bill seeks to replace FHSAA

Proposed bill seeks to replace FHSAAThe 61 page, untitled bill, would affect all high school athletes in Florida whether they attend a public, private, or non-member home school.
  • High School Sports
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Democratic lawmakers push for equal pay

Democratic lawmakers push for equal payThe federal Equal Pay Act has been in place since 1963, but some state lawmakers say women still make less than 80 percent of what men are paid
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Weird

Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police say

Would-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police sayWould-be bank robber was drunk, arrived by cab, police say
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Florida backyard gun range bill rejected

Florida backyard gun range bill rejectedA move to outlaw using your backyard as target practice in the state failed.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Florida News

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at Universal

Riders rescued from Hulk coaster at UniversalNo passengers were harmed.
  • Florida News
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
St. Augustine

St. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contracts

St. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contractsSt. Augustine Mayor calls for audit of 450th contracts
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Florida News

Laws ambiguous about legality of medical pot

Laws ambiguous about legality of medical potLaws ambiguous about legality of medical pot
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Florida News

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: Officials

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: OfficialsThree of the officers, Jason Holding, James Wells and Christopher Sousa, were fired following an extensive internal affairs investigation that began in October 2014, Chief Frank Adderley said at a news conference.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week ago
Florida News

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: Officials

Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Fired Over Racist Text Messages, Video: OfficialsFour Fort Lauderdale police officers are off the force after exchanging racist text messages between themselves and creating a video with racial bias, officials said Friday.
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  • 1 week ago
Florida News

Hundreds show for vigil; third child dies in attack by Fla. mom

Hundreds show for vigil; third child dies in attack by Fla. momJessica Lacey McCarty strangled her 5-month-old infant son and his 6-year-old brother, and drowned and strangled her 7-year-old daughter before calling police to report what she had done, Palm Bay Police Chief Mark Renkens said today.
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  • 1 week ago
Education

State lawmakers consider guns on K-12 campuses

State lawmakers consider guns on K-12 campusesState lawmakers consider guns on K-12 campuses
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  • 1 week ago
Florida News

Charges dropped in Satanic Temple disruption

Charges dropped in Satanic Temple disruptionSusan Hemeryck was arrested just before Christmas after she attempted to remove a display placed by the religious group in the rotunda of the Florida Capitol.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida News

Florida family of 4 never returned from airboat ride

Florida family of 4 never returned from airboat rideAuthorities are searching for a family of four they say went out for an airboat ride in South Florida and never returned.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida News

Teen arrested after authorities say he choked deputy

Teen arrested after authorities say he choked deputyAn 18-year-old southwest Florida man has been arrested after authorities say he struck a deputy several times and choked him.
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Florida News

Helicopter crashes into Orlando home

Helicopter crashes into Orlando homeCrash ignites fire at home on Alameda Street
  • Florida News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Entertainment

Thoughts You Have In Line at Starbucks

Thoughts You Have In Line at StarbucksIf only making coffee at home wasn’t so hard!
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Once again, Florida sees record number of tourists

Once again, Florida sees record number of touristsGovernor Rick Scott announced Monday that a record number of visitors came to the Sunshine State in 2014. Jessica Clark reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?

Ad Watch: How accurate are Alvin Brown's job creation claims?His latest campaign ad promotes the number of jobs created under Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown's tenure? But how accurate are the ad's claims? Anne Schindler put them to the test.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Small business sales tax holiday proposed

Small business sales tax holiday proposedIf two state lawmakers get their way, small businesses in Florida could soon see a nice boost. Garin Flowers reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Florida News

Bill aims to ban fracking in Florida

Bill aims to ban fracking in FloridaA bill introduced to the Florida legislature would, if passed, ban all fracking effective July 1. Anne Schindler reports.
  • Florida News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Central Florida murder suspects captured in Jacksonville

Central Florida murder suspects captured in JacksonvilleA pair of triple murder suspects wanted in central Florida were captured Thursday in Jacksonville. Mike Lyons reports.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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