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Presidential campaigns heading to battleground state Florida

July 30, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are heading to Florida next wee. more »»

St. Petersburg could become home to Cuban consulate

July 30, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — St. Petersburg appears to be out front in a bid to become home to the first Cuban consulate in the United States in more than five decades. more »»

Second cyclist dies in Iowa annual cross-state bike ride

July 30, 2016

LEON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Florida cyclist has died while participating in the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. more »»

Sham election in Florida? Phantom candidates block voters

July 30, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of sham candidates are using a Florida election law loophole to deny roughly 1.6 million voters a chance to participate in upcoming legislative election. more »»

Judge agrees to delay fraud trial of US Rep. Corrine Brown

July 30, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The trial of U.S Rep. Corrine Brown on fraud charges is being delayed.

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Stunt driver school trains for Georgia's film industry needs

July 30, 2016

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Stuntwoman Natalie Govin found work easily in South Florida — until funds for the state's film incentives program recently went dry. more »»

SeaWorld Orlando treating whale that beached herself

July 30, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A critically ill pygmy killer whale that beached herself off the west coast of Florida is getting treatment. more »»

Sheriff reaches deal to avoid trial over perjury charges

July 30, 2016

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A suspended central Florida sheriff is resigning as part of a deal to avoid a trial on charges of perjury and official misconduct. more »»

Miami man headed to jail for massive Medicare fraud scheme

July 30, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami man is being sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for a massive Medicare fraud scheme. more »»

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

July 30, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. more »»

More bug spray, less dining al fresco planned in Zika zone

July 30, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Some residents of the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami say they plan to stop eating outside now that four people likely contracted the Zika virus from mosquito bites in South Florida. more »»

Man guilty in foster baby's death

July 30, 2016

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida man has been convicted in the death of a foster baby.

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Venice Holocaust survivor reaches more readers with memoir

July 30, 2016

VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Pieter Kohnstam heard the Gestapo before he saw them.

A motorcycle with a sidecar drove down his street, flanking a truck filled with soldiers carrying machine guns. more »»

Mosquito Control District head takes job in North Carolina

July 30, 2016

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The executive director of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is leaving his post to take a new job in North Carolina. more »»

3 Wal-Mart employees charged in suspected shoplifter's death

July 30, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three Florida Wal-Mart employees have been charged in the death of a suspected shoplifter.

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'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in US

July 29, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. more »»

Police: Boy told officer he smothered infant

July 29, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say they charged a 12-year-old boy for smothering a 4-month-old baby after the boy told a school resource officer that he had killed his nephew. more »»

Ex-Guatemalan soccer chief pleads guilty in FIFA bribe case

July 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Guatemalan soccer federation president has pleaded guilty in New York to charges related to a sprawling corruption investigation of world soccer. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 30

July 29, 2016

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

FLORIDA MAN GETS 17 YEARS IN $4. more »»

 
 
 

 

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