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Ellen Soeteber, former editor of the Post-Dispatch, dies

June 22, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Veteran journalist Ellen Soeteber, the former managing editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has died after a brief illness. more »»

GOP candidate's AR-15 giveaway post is shot down by Facebook

June 22, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A congressional candidate's contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Faceboo. more »»

Officials: Deputy fatally shoots man armed with large knives

June 22, 2016

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man holding two large knives was fatally shot after he charged two South Florida deputie. more »»

Owner hopes to show 'Pulse is alive' with street party

June 22, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The owner of the Orlando nightclub where a gunman fatally shot 49 patrons is hosting a street party to show that "Pulse is alive. more »»

From Key West to Pensacola, Florida's LGBT attitudes differ

June 22, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Along the 800 or so miles of highway from Key West to Pensacola, there's a stark difference in attitudes about the LGBT community. more »»

Abortion pill requests spike in Zika outbreak countries

June 22, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study finds that requests for abortion pills spiked dramatically this year in Brazil, Ecuador and some other Latin American countries that have had outbreaks of Zika virus,... more »»

Raimondo says she'll sign school recess mandate

June 22, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. more »»

Panther killed by vehicle in southwest Florida

June 22, 2016

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida panther has been found dead from an apparent vehicle strike in southwest Florida. more »»

Florida editorial roundup

June 22, 2016

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:

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June 17

The Florida Times-Union on gun control:

How does a nation address an issue like gun control in the wake of the... more »»

Senate blocks access to online data without warrant

June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened... more »»

Coast Guard: Sailboat 'debris field' found in Gulf of Mexico

June 22, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says searchers have spotted a "debris field" of items belonging to a family last seen in a 29-foot sailboat off Florida's southwest coast.

Capt. more »»

Feds charge 300 in nationwide health care fraud sweeps

June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 300 people including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and home health care providers accused of... more »»

Marco Rubio, in reversal, will seek re-election to Senate

June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says he will run for re-election to his Florida Senate seat. more »»

Friend: Shooter had fixation on 'The Voice' singer

June 22, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A friend of the gunman who shot "The Voice" singer Christina Grimmie after an Orlando concert says his friend had developed a fixation on her within the last year. more »»

Florida karate teacher accused of seeking sex from boy, 11

June 22, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 21-year-old female karate instructor from Florida is accused of soliciting an 11-year-old boy for sex. more »»

GOP candidate's original contest post shot down by Facebook

June 22, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A contest to give away a semi-automatic rifle is still on despite the original post being taken down by Faceboo. more »»

Rubio expected to seek re-election to Senate seat

June 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Republicans expect Sen. Marco Rubio to announce he is running for re-election to his Florida Senate sea. more »»

Ex-NFL player Tim Tebow visits friend shot in nightclub

June 22, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow visited his former high school football teammate who was wounded in the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. more »»

Florida News Coverage Advisory 8:30 a.m.

June 22, 2016

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. more »»

 
 
 

 

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