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‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing Set In Theater Shooting

A "stand your ground" hearing will begin for a 74-year-old retired police captain accused of shooting and killing a man during an argument at a Florida movie theater.

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A "stand your ground" hearing will begin for a 74-year-old retired police captain accused of shooting and killing a man during an argument at a Florida movie theater.

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Florida authorities say new fingerprint technology helped them solve a 25-year-old rape case.

A war of words between two of Florida’s most powerful Republicans is heating up in a Leon County Circuit Court.

As part of assembling Florida’s budget for the next year, legislators are pushing local pet projects. But there’s a new vetting process for House lawmakers this year intended to add more transparency.

Florida is a prime breeding ground for invasive species that can threaten the state’s ecology and economy. For every lionfish or Burmese python that’s captured, thousands remain. And the sheer scope of the problem is pushing some lawmakers to ask how much of a difference state funding actually makes.

Florida lawmakers seem likely to approve unanimous jury sentences for death penalty cases in the opening weeks of this year’s legislative session.  But some warn there could be another crisis around the corner.

Florida Governor Rick Scott is crisscrossing the state calling out lawmakers by name for voting to gut two state agencies.

There are more than 120 specialty license plates in Florida, and some Florida lawmakers are hoping to add several more to that list. It includes a “President Ronald Reagan” license plate that will also go toward helping fight the disease he had in the latter years of his life.

Rubio, Nelson Target Apalachicola Water Standards

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Following an adverse legal decision, Florida's two U.S. senators have joined forces to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to not finalize water-control standards for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin.

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69.

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