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Florida

Body camera bill keeps some footage private

Body camera bill keeps some footage privateA proposed Florida law creates rules for police body cameras and includes shielding some footage from the public.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

1-day waiting period for abortion bill passes FL House

1-day waiting period for abortion bill passes FL HouseIt passed the state House on a near-party line vote Tuesday, and is scheduled to come up on the Senate floor this week.
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Florida

Tampa man's death inspires diabetes legislation

Tampa man's death inspires diabetes legislationThe tragic death of a local man has led to a potential law changing how law enforcement officers deal with diabetics
  • Florida
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

3 Florida teams may get millions from state

3 Florida teams may get millions from stateThree Florida professional sports teams and Daytona International Speedway may be getting millions from the state's taxpayers after all.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Obama to visit Florida Everglades on Wednesday

Obama to visit Florida Everglades on WednesdayPresident Barack Obama will visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday, Earth Day, in his effort to call attention to climate change.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Grant wins special election for House seat

Grant wins special election for House seatAs expected, James Grant won election Tuesday to Florida House District 64.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

PunditFact: Can president, VP be from same state?

PunditFact: Can president, VP be from same state?An MSNBC host was wrong when he said the president and vice president cannot be from the same state.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Florida

Should convicted felons be able to vote?

Should convicted felons be able to vote?A petition drive calls for convicted felons -- 2 million of them in Florida -- be allowed to vote.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Bill to allow guns at K-12 schools stalls

Bill to allow guns at K-12 schools stallsA bill to allow concealed weapons on Florida campuses has stalled in the Senate.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Obama: 'Enough. Call Loretta Lynch for a vote'

Obama: 'Enough. Call Loretta Lynch for a vote'President Obama implored the Senate to approve his nominee for attorney general Friday, calling Loretta Lynch's confirmation process 'crazy' and 'embarrassing.'
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Florida

Scott compares Obama administration to Sopranos

Scott compares Obama administration to SopranosGov. Rick Scott is continuing his attack against the federal government, comparing it to the Sopranos and accusing the Obama administration of not caring for low-income families.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Mike Huckabee to make presidential announcement tonight

Mike Huckabee to make presidential announcement tonightHogan Gidley, an aide to the former Arkansas governor, tweeted that Huckabee will make an announcement at 6 p.m. ET on Special Report with Bret Baier.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Elections

Jeb: Senate should vote on Loretta Lynch for AG

Jeb: Senate should vote on Loretta Lynch for AGJeb Bush said the Senate should allow a vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general, even if Republicans don't agree with her support of President Obama's policies.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Entertainment

'Let it go' interrupts U.S. Senate hearing

'Let it go' interrupts U.S. Senate hearingWhile U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was trying to discuss Farm Bill sign-ups, a certain Disney character interrupted him.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Nocco, Castor say body cameras working

Nocco, Castor say body cameras workingLeaders of law enforcement agencies in the Tampa Bay area say that officers' use of body cameras is working.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Investigations

Senators, Gualtieri debate 'policing for profit' bill

Senators, Gualtieri debate 'policing for profit' billSB 1534 aims at, among other things, mandating agency's seized asset profits be donated to charity or the victim's trust fund.
  • Investigations
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nutrition

FPL bills to drop a few dollars a month

FPL bills to drop a few dollars a monthFlorida Power & Light customers will soon start paying a little less on their power bills.
  • Nutrition
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Florida House fights Senate Medicaid expansion

Florida House fights Senate Medicaid expansionClose to one million Floridians fit within the coverage gap. But, a standoff between state lawmakers and the governor threatens to make the situation even worse.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Florida bill would raise penalties for soliciting prostitutes

Florida bill would raise penalties for soliciting prostitutesPeople who solicit prostitutes would face increased penalties under a bill that passed the Florida House.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

PunditFact checks claim Hillary Clinton failed in Libya

PunditFact checks claim Hillary Clinton failed in LibyaPunditFact checks a claim by Rand Paul that Hillary Clinton ignored 'dozens and dozens' of requests for more security.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida

Paying for sex in FL could become more costly

Paying for sex in FL could become more costlyPeople who solicit prostitutes would face increased penalties under a bill that passed the Florida House.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida

Fla. House passes records exemption for military

Fla. House passes records exemption for militaryIt could soon be harder to find addresses, phone numbers and other personal information for current and former military members in Florida.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital funds

Scott suing feds for withholding hospital fundsIn a statement Thursday, Scott said he was appalled that President Barack Obama "would cut off federal health care dollars to Florida in an effort to force our state further into Obamacare."
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Florida

U.S. Rep. David Jolly considers Senate run

U.S. Rep. David Jolly considers Senate runHe won a congressional seat 13 months ago and now Pinellas Representative David Jolly may have his eye on the Senate.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Florida

Transgender bathroom bill maybe down the drain

Transgender bathroom bill maybe down the drainA move to create gender restricted bathrooms in Florida has hit a wall.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Elections

Hillary Clinton takes campaign to Iowa coffee shop

Hillary Clinton takes campaign to Iowa coffee shopClinton, who announced on Sunday that she's running, is on a two-day Iowa swing.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Limits on release of police video fought

Limits on release of police video foughtSeveral groups that support First Amendment issues are fighting a bill that would keep some police body camera video from being released to the public.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Florida

DOC probation officers fight for funding

DOC probation officers fight for fundingWhen probation officers visit felons, they go without notice. But, in Tallahassee Wednesday, they made sure lawmakers heard their voices
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

Poll: GOP contest wide open, Democrats are 'jealous'

Poll: GOP contest wide open, Democrats are 'jealous'A new poll finds no pining for Mitt Romney among Republicans and no consensus behind anybody else.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Elections

PunditFact checks Romney claim about Clinton emails

PunditFact checks Romney claim about Clinton emailsMitt Romney claims Hillary Clinton erased all of her emails as Secretary of State. Punditfact checks the claim.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Florida

FL Legislature repeals gay adoption ban

FL Legislature repeals gay adoption banFlorida's 38-year-old ban on gay adoption is getting tossed out by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Florida

Marco Rubio: It's president or bust in 2016

Marco Rubio: It's president or bust in 2016Rubio says he'll leave the Senate when his term ends in January 2017 and not reserve his options to run for re-election in Florida if his White House bid doesn't work out.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Florida

Bush vs. Rubio: Who'll win Florida's votes?

Bush vs. Rubio: Who'll win Florida's votes?If it's going to be Rubio or Bush, they'll need money. And in that battle, there's a huge difference right now.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Hillary Clinton goes unnoticed in Ohio Chipotle

Hillary Clinton goes unnoticed in Ohio ChipotleHillary Clinton may be trying to present a more humble image on her road trip to Iowa in a van she has dubbed "Scooby," but her efforts to become more of an "everyday American" have already made her downright unrecognizable to some.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Florida

POLL: Clinton vs. Rubio? Clinton vs. Bush? Who wins Florida?

POLL: Clinton vs. Rubio? Clinton vs. Bush? Who wins Florida?Nobody will be surprised if Florida is, once again, going to be a hotbed of presidential politics in 2016.
  • Florida
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Rubio announcement fires up GOP faithful

Rubio announcement fires up GOP faithfulSen. Marco Rubio announces his run for president with a speech that hits all of the GOP hit-button issues.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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