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  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Legislature passes Florida GI Bill

    Legislature passes Florida GI Bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature passed a "Welcome Home" Tuesday aimed at reducing education costs for military veterans and efforts to help them find jobs. Among its provisions, HB 7015, which passed the House by a 116-0 vote last week, waives...
  • Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch

    Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch
    Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19 Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21 Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
  • Juvenile-sentencing bill establishes reviews, minimums

    Juvenile-sentencing bill establishes reviews, minimums
    Young criminals who kill or commit other serious felonies would be eligible for sentence reviews under a proposed law given final unanimous approval by state senators Wednesday. In addition to establishing a one-time review for juvenile killers, the...
  • House toughens penalties for docs who fraudulently prescribe 'buzz free' marijuana

    House toughens penalties for docs who fraudulently prescribe 'buzz free' marijuana
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida doctors prescribing a form of medicinal marijuana could face jail time and fines if they fraudulently hand out the low-THC version known as “Charlotte’s Web.” The Legislature is considering whether to...
  • Beer deal will allow more bottles for craft brewers

     Beer deal will allow more bottles for craft brewers
    TALLAHASSEE -- The beer fight over control of the growing craft brew industry has reached a compromise that could allow craft brewers to sell 20 percent of their brew in bottles or cans from their breweries. The Senate sponsor of a bill beer announced...
  • Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize

    Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize
    One of the hottest political campaigns of 2014 will kick into high gear this weekend as proponents of legalizing medical marijuana mobilize for a day of political organizing. From locations in Fort Lauderdale, West Delray and 11 other communities, they'...
  • Senate re-kindles school voucher debate

    Senate re-kindles school voucher debate
    TALLAHASSEE -- With just days left before calling it quits, the Florida Senate is reviving debate over whether to allow the state's main school-voucher program to grow its enrollment base in exchange for stronger accountability of students and...
  • Coast-to-coast Florida bike trail could cruise to approval this year

    Coast-to-coast Florida bike trail could cruise to approval this year
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines. State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
  • Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing

    Passengers from Asiana crash sue Boeing
    A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
  • Medical marijuana bill clears Florida Senate

    Medical marijuana bill clears Florida Senate
    Epileptic children who suffer from debilitating seizures would be able to legally turn to a non-smokable, low-THC variety of medical marijuana for relief under a measure given final approval by state senators Monday. Named after a Colorado child, the...