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Hard-hit worker wonders where the economic resurgence is

January 22, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joshua Thevenin has been a newspaper salesman, fireworks vendor and tele-marketer in the last month. more »»

Florida Gov. wants to stop taxing college textbooks

January 22, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — College students could be getting a break on the cost of their textbooks.

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Wildlife officials trap, kill record-sized black bear

January 22, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials have trapped and killed the state's biggest black bear on record. more »»

Lifting gay marriage ban allows lesbian couple to be parents

January 22, 2015

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The lifting of a gay marriage ban in Florida is giving a Palm Beach County infant the right to call both women in a lesbian couple her parents. more »»

Brothers in court on new terror, attempted murder charges

January 22, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Two Pakistani-born brothers are due in court to face new terrorism-related charges and attempted murder counts stemming from an alleged attack on two deputy U.S. marshals. more »»

'In Dog We Trust' rug sells for $9,650 at auction

January 22, 2015

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A misprinted rug at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has sold for $9,650 after a seven-day online auctio. more »»

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to visit Detroit Economic Club

January 22, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is set to speak at a Detroit Economic Club meeting next month.

Although the club hasn't specified the topic of the Feb. more »»

Panther killed in southwest Florida

January 21, 2015

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida. more »»

Judge: Revel sale to Florida developer can proceed

January 21, 2015

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge says the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino to a Florida developer can proceed.

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5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 22

January 21, 2015

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

Officers cleared in killing of man who ambushed deputies

January 21, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Leon County grand jury is clearing officers responsible for killing a man who lit his house on fire and then ambushed deputies who arrived on the scene. more »»

Ouster of Florida's top cop could spark power shift

January 21, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The abrupt ouster of the leader of Florida's main law-enforcement agency could lead to a major shakeup in how the state Cabinet and the governor hire top officials. more »»

Government closer to goal of 9.1M enrolled under health law

January 21, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president's health care law. more »»

Asteroid 1,800 feet across to whip past Earth on Monday

January 21, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid up to 1,800 feet across is headed Earth's way. But don't worry: It will miss us by 745,000 miles, about three times the distance between Earth and the moon. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

January 21, 2015

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

Jan. more »»

Family asks driver in fatal Ga. hit-and-run to come forward

January 21, 2015

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The daughter of a Vermont man killed by a hit-and-run driver outside a Savannah hotel is asking the person responsible to come forward. more »»

 
 
 

 

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