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  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for May 6

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. GOVERNOR HEADS TO WASHINGTON TO NEGOTIATE FOR HOSPITAL FUNDS Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release...
  • Fantasy sports walks legal tightrope

    Fantasy sports walks legal tightrope
    While U.S. online gambling is illegal except in four states, fantasy sports has slid into a gray area and has not been challenged. DraftKings says on its website that the business it is in is a "game of skill" and is legal under U.S. and Canadian law....
  • Scott headed to DC to negotiate for Florida hospital funds

    Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal hospital funds, but he insists that he will not support expanding Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 Floridians. The Republican governor wants an...
  • Florida to do national search for 2 agency heads

    Florida will begin a nationwide search to find the heads of two state agencies. Gov. Rick Scott called for the search Tuesday after the Florida Senate didn't confirm Scott's picks for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Florida Department...
  • Ignoring mental health is insanity: Front & Center

    Ignoring mental health is insanity: Front & Center
    With the Florida House's unconstitutional move to adjourn sine die the 2015 legislative session ahead of schedule, mental health in Florida again became the fairy-tale stepsister, cast aside. It's nothing new, says Paul Gionfriddo, the president and CEO...
  • Democratic committee endorses Murphy for Rubio Senate seat

    The Democratic Senate campaign committee endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy on Monday as its candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida, who is running for president. The endorsement comes even as another Democratic...
  • Chief: Orlando police to add 450 body cameras to officers after USF study

    Chief: Orlando police to add 450 body cameras to officers after USF study
    The Orlando Police Department will equip patrol officers with body cameras after a study determined that the devices improve safety, reduce complaints and increase transparency, Chief John Mina said Monday. During the next four years, OPD will add 450...
  • Abortion bill, another unnecessary intrusion

    Abortion bill, another unnecessary intrusion
    Sometimes the best legislation is no legislation at all. If only Gov. Rick Scott would keep that in mind before signing House Bill 633, which would create another unnecessary roadblock for women who've made the agonizing decision to have an abortion....
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for May 5

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. TEXAS, KANSAS TO JOIN FLORIDA LAWSUIT AGAINST OBAMA Governors in Kansas and Texas say they'll join Florida Gov. Rick Scott's lawsuit against the Obama...
  • Fla. governor reappoints top posts after abrupt session end

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott was forced on Monday to reappoint more than a dozen top state officials to their jobs after they were passed over for confirmation by the Florida Senate. This year's session ended acrimoniously last week as the Senate and the...
  • Democratic campaign committee endorses Murphy for Senate

    Democratic campaign committee endorses Murphy for Senate
    WASHINGTON — The Democratic Senate campaign committee endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy on Monday as its candidate for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Marco Rubio, who is running for president. The endorsement comes even as U.S. Rep. Alan...