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Carp released to eat invasive plants in South Florida canals

December 15, 2014

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — South Florida's water managers are releasing thousands of fish into canals to eat plants clogging those waterways. more »»

Florida Gov. Scott visits New York City on recruitment trip

December 14, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is visiting New York City to try to recruit businesses and jobs to his state.

A spokeswoman said Scott was scheduled to arrive Sunday. more »»

Jones wants to boost state corrections' community outreach

December 14, 2014

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The woman tapped by Gov. Rick Scott to lead Florida's troubled prison system says she couldn't pass up the opportunity to return to state government. more »»

Machen says he's left a good foundation for new UF president

December 14, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Outgoing University of Florida president Bernie Machen says he's leaving a good foundation for his successor, who takes over Jan. . more »»

Funeral held for wife of man charged in triple homicide

December 14, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The widow of a southwest Florida pastor slain in a triple homicide was among the mourners who gathered to remember the wife of the man charged in the killings. more »»

5 Fantasy 5 players win $51,847.43 each

December 14, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Five "Fantasy 5" players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $51,847.43 each.

The winning tickets were purchased in Port St. more »»

No Lotto jackpot winner; top prize rises to $4 million

December 14, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers in Saturday's drawing, so the jackpot now rises to $4 millio. more »»

County jails nationwide at risk in disasters

December 14, 2014

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Civil rights activists say inmates in county jails throughout the United States are vulnerable to natural disasters. more »»

In or out? Jeb Bush keeps on mulling 2016 decision

December 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush's big donors and allies are tantalized by his promise to decide "in short order" whether to run for president. more »»

In or out? Jeb Bush keeps on mulling 2016

December 14, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush has promised to decide "in short order" whether he'll run for president in 2016. more »»

New seaplane service connects Naples with Key West

December 14, 2014

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A new seaplane service is connecting southwest Florida with Key West.

Salt Island Seaplanes in Naples can ferry up to four passengers to Key West in about an hour. more »»

New image seeks to solve 29-year-old Florida homicide

December 14, 2014

CRESCENT BEACH, Fla. more »»

FBI Miami moving into new $156M headquarters

December 14, 2014

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — The FBI's far-flung operations in South Florida are being centralized in a new $156 million headquarters in Broward County. more »»

Air show returns to Panhandle military base in April 2015

December 14, 2014

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — The Gulf Coast Salute Air Show is returning to Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida's Panhandle after a three-year absence. more »»

Retiree sweetens lives with cookies

December 14, 2014

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. more »»

Jeb Bush to release 250k emails

December 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush says he's releasing roughly 250,000 emails from his years as Florida's governor. more »»

Miami Central defeats Seffner Armwood, 24-10, in Class 6A

December 13, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Jones rushed for 199 yards and three touchdowns to help Miami Central defeat Seffner Armwood, 24-10, in the Florida high school Class 6A championship game Saturday. more »»

Panther attacks on livestock, pets up in 2014 in Collier

December 13, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Wildlife officials say the population of endangered Florida panthers is recovering, but that has increased the chances of interactions between humans and the big cats. more »»

Funerals held for 2 victims of Florida triple homicide

December 13, 2014

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Six pastors wore flip-flops and untucked shirts to the funeral of slain southwest Florida pastor remembered for the casual, friendly way he greeted people at his church. more »»

Prison Legal News prepares for trial over Florida ban

December 13, 2014

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — The publishers of a journal that reports on inmate rights is preparing for trial over Florida's ban on the publication in state prison. more »»



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