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Florida gets $34M oil spill grant for conservation

November 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has received $34.3 million in conservation grants from a settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. more »»

Florida House may reject results for Tampa seat

November 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House is going to vote on whether to reject the results from a Tampa Bay area legislative race. more »»

Premiums increase up to 20 percent in Florida

November 17, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The average monthly premiums for mid-range health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act increased as much as 20 percent in some parts of Florida, according to an Associated... more »»

Florida Gov. taps campaign manager as top aide

November 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is appointing his campaign manager to be his new chief of staff. more »»

Health premiums increase 10 to 15 percent in Fla.

November 17, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — The average monthly premiums for mid-range health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act increased as much as 20 percent in Florida, but also decreased slightly in one county,... more »»

Correction: Gamer Guys story

November 17, 2014

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — In a story No. more »»

Shark bites surfer on hand off Melbourne beach

November 17, 2014

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a shark bit a surfer on the hand as he paddled his board off Indian Harbour Beach.

The incident happened Sunday afternoon.

Florida Today (http://on. more »»

Court to consider when second mortgage can be void

November 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether homeowners who declare bankruptcy can void a second mortgage if the home's market value has dropped below the amount they ow... more »»

3 Florida guys find a career playing video games

November 17, 2014

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — From nine to five, seven days a week, Robert Schill plays video games while sitting on a plush, brown sofa in central Florida. more »»

Florida AG to lead group that paid for her trips

November 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is the new chairman of the Republican organization that has given her thousands of dollars in free trips over the last four years. more »»

Possible tornado hits Florida Panhandle prison

November 17, 2014

BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. (AP) — Two people received minor injuries and a number of vehicles were damaged when an apparent tornado touched down at a state prison near Blountstown in Florida's Panhandle. more »»

2 Fantasy 5 players win $90,557.97 jackpots

November 17, 2014

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two "Fantasy 5" game players have selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot of $90,557.97 each. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 17

November 17, 2014

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


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1 dead, 2 saved after boat capsizes near Miami

November 17, 2014

BOCA CHITA KEY, Fla. (AP) — One man is dead and two others were rescued after their boat capsized off Boca Chita Ke. more »»

Florida deputy fatally shoots woman

November 17, 2014

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman who had grabbed his stun gun during an altercation and pointed it at hi. more »»

LGBT group gives high marks to Orlando, St. Pete

November 17, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — One of the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights groups gives top marks to Orlando and St. Petersburg. more »»

Less computer ownership in Lakeland, Sebring

November 17, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Residents in Sebring and Lakeland are less likely to own a computer or have high-speed Internet compared to other parts of Florida.

A report released by the U.S. more »»

Demolition to begin on Fla. tuberculosis hospital

November 17, 2014

LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — A former tuberculosis sanitarium is being demolished in South Florida.

A ceremony is being held at the A.G. more »»

Florida hunter rescued after fall into ravine

November 16, 2014

CLINTON FALLS, Ind. (AP) — Conservation officers says a Florida man was found cold, thirsty but alive after spending the night in a western Indiana ravine he fell into while deer hunting. more »»



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