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  • Does a gubernatorial candidate's running mate matter to you when you vote?

  • Scott to sue over failed incentives deal

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday he was hiring outside counsel to sue the failed Digital Domain special-effects company and "other parties" involved in a $20 million tax-incentive deal that tanked. The move comes more than...
  • All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017

    All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017
    The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida. All Aboard Florida President Michael Reininger said Tuesday that the $2.5 billion...
  • DUI arrest casts shadow on Broward judicial race

    The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job. But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal,...
  • Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers

    Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has backed off from his quest to require all state workers to submit to drug tests, giving up on about half of the state's classes of workers in a drawn-out legal battle that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder

    Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder
    Destiny is the name of a once-planned green community south of Orlando that more than five years ago brandished the trademark: "America's First Eco-Sustainable City." But instead of an environmentally-friendly development on 41,000 acres, the...
  • Scott trumpets corporate income tax cuts in new Spanish language ad

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touting his record as a tax-cutter in a new Spanish-language ad paid for by the Republican Party of Florida. Scott has signed cuts to Florida's corporate income tax while in office -- achieved by raising the floor for...
  • Investigation Discovery Expands Docu Push with 3 New Titles

    Coming off of a ratings bounce from its documentary premiere "OJ: Trial of a Century," Investigation Discovery is diving deeper into longform docs with three new titles on tap: "A Question of Innocence," "The Joe Show" and "Hate in America." Each of...
  • Florida prison agency sued by 4 of its own

    Florida prison agency sued by 4 of its own
    TALLAHASSEE — Four investigators for the Florida Department of Corrections have sued the agency, saying they've been punished for calling attention to an inaccurate report about an inmate's death. The four employees aren't seeking payment from the...
  • 1 of 3 bribery-related charges against Scott Batterson dropped

    1 of 3 bribery-related charges against Scott Batterson dropped
    One of three bribery-related charges have been dropped against former Orlando expressway board member Scott Batterson. He was indicted in April by an Orange County grand jury for allegedly offering a consultant a $5 million a year contract in exchange...
  • Democratic pols criticize Rick Scott

    Democratic pols criticize Rick Scott
    A day after Republican Gov. Rick Scott visited Orlando, two Democratic Florida legislators criticized his policies on education and mass transit. Florida Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, spoke out against Scott's education policies. State Rep. Victor...