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  • Florida man executed for killing stepdaughter in 1992

    Florida man executed for killing stepdaughter in 1992
    A man convicted of fatally shooting his sleeping wife, then raping and murdering her 10-year-old daughter, was executed by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison after spending almost half his life on death row, according to the Florida...
  • Crist-Scott debate scores in ratings

    Crist-Scott debate scores in ratings
    The third debate between former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott attracted a large audience in Central Florida Tuesday night. In all, a total of 202,255 viewers watched across three venues: 104,778 on WESH-Channel 2, the NBC affiliate; 78,999 on...
  • Charlie Crist, Rick Scott seeking votes in Broward

    Charlie Crist, Rick Scott seeking votes in Broward
    With the governor's race in a tie, according to polls, Charlie Crist and Rick Scott are both hitting the campaign trail in Broward. Crist, the Democrat, will hit two condominium communities that are home to thousands of retirees who regularly vote...
  • Teachers union refiles lawsuit against school-voucher expansion

    Teachers union refiles lawsuit against school-voucher expansion
    TALLAHASSEE — After losing the first round in a court battle, school-voucher opponents have filed a revised challenge to a new law that would expand Florida's program. The challenge, backed by the Florida Education Association teachers union,...
  • Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola

    Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola
    Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video] Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
  • Florida establishes Ebola rapid response teams

    Florida establishes Ebola rapid response teams
    The Florida National Guard is establishing two rapid response teams to prepare for a possible case of Ebola, Gov. Rick Scott's office announced on Monday. "We're preparing for the worst, while hoping for the best,"  Scott said in a statement. "The...
  • CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines

    CDC tightens Ebola protective gear guidelines
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tightened its Ebola infection control guidelines for health-care workers, this time making it clear that the protective gear should leave no skin exposed. The agency also emphasized the importance of...
  • Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida

    Hurrying to prepare for Ebola in Florida
    With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here. On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Is the governor's job really worth it?

    Is the governor's job really worth it?
    In 2010, unknown multi-millionaire gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott funded his own campaign and managed to eke out a victory against Alex Sink, a flawed and lusterless opponent. Unlike that election, Scott faces credible opposition this time....
  • Voucher foes reignite challenge to new law

    Voucher foes reignite challenge to new law
    After losing the first round in a court battle, school-voucher opponents have filed a revised challenge to a new law that would expand Florida's de-facto voucher program. The challenge, backed by the Florida Education Association teachers union, was...
  • Gov. Rick Scott to write check for re-election bid

    Gov. Rick Scott to write check for re-election bid
    Gov. Rick Scott, who reportedly spent about $73 million of his own money to get elected in 2010, will soon dip into his personal wealth in an effort to retain the Governor's Mansion. Scott will write a check to the Republican Party of Florida to...