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AP sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run

September 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid... more »»

Biden testing political waters in Florida

September 3, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Approaching a time of decision, Vice President Joe Biden tested the political waters in Florida on Wednesday as he mulls over whether to join a 2016 presidential race that's left a... more »»

Man gets life sentence for shooting police officer

September 2, 2015

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting and wounding a police officer.

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Wildlife officials limit bears hunters can kill to 320

September 2, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials have approved the killing of 320 black bears next month during the state's first bear hunting season in more than 20 years. more »»

Assistant convicted of stealing millions from ex-NBA star

September 2, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player. more »»

Woman gets life sentence for fatal robbery

September 2, 2015

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Pensacola woman has been sentenced to life in prison for a robbery that left a convenience store owner dead. more »»

Prison guard charged with lying about smuggling operation

September 2, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A corrections officer has been charged with lying to federal investigators about a scheme to smuggle contraband into a Florida prison. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 3

September 2, 2015

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

Prosecutors allege bogus tire claims by NASA contractors

September 2, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two NASA contractors in Florida committed fraud by submitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake claims for car tires. more »»

Arby's apologizes after worker refuses to serve officer

September 2, 2015

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — The Arby's restaurant chain is apologizing after an employee at a South Florida location refused to serve a police officer. more »»

Rubio touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma

September 2, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says the U.S. more »»

Ex-pastor facing child porn charges to be released from jail

September 2, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville Catholic priest facing federal child porn charges will be released from jail. more »»

Rapper Kevin Gates accused of kicking woman during show

September 2, 2015

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Rapper Kevin Gates is facing a battery charge in Florida after authorities say he kicked a woman during a performance. more »»

Biden testing political waters in Florida

September 2, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the... more »»

Reporters face subpoenas in case over CIA head's resignation

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel... more »»

Reporters face subpoenas in case over CIA chief resignation

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least two journalists could be forced to testify in a privacy lawsuit over the Obama administration investigation that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus... more »»

Suspect in Florida doctor's death violates federal probation

September 2, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One of two Missouri men charged with killing a southwest Florida doctor will serve six months in federal prison for a probation violation in an unrelated gun cas. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

September 2, 2015

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

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August 31

South Florida Sun Sentinel on the response to Tropical Storm Erika

As tests go, Tropical Storm Erika was hardly a... more »»

Average FPL bill could drop $2.50 a month in 2016

September 2, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Power & Light officials say the company is planning to reduce electric rates next yea. more »»

 
 
 

 

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