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White Supremacist Gang Members Charged In Gun, Drug Ring

Authorities say 39 white supremacist gang members have been arrested in a gun and drug-trafficking operation.

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Federal Judge Rejects Two More Florida Elections Lawsuits

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With a machine recount in the rearview mirror and a manual recount underway, the legal challenges over Florida’s elections are piled up.

In two rulings late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker shot down an attempt to keep Republican Gov. Rick Scott from interfering in the recount process and nixed another challenge focused on the way county canvassing boards decide which ballots should be tossed.

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Florida's child welfare department says a previous investigation of a mother charged with drowning her 4-year-old autistic daughter in a river was handled correctly.

On this week’s Florida Roundup we’re looking at the Florida recount and the slow recovery in the Panhandle.

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Now that the automatic election recount is done, it's time to do it by hand.

A manual recount of ballots cast in the U.S. Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson began at 9 a.m. Friday, as well as for the state Agriculture Commission race, where Democrat Nikki Fried leads Republican Matt Caldwell.

Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media

A group of business and professional people said they're making progress in a push to lure the Tampa Bay Rays from their home in St. Petersburg to a new stadium in Tampa's Ybor City.

Several Tampa Bay area elections offices are extending their hours to help voters with contested mail-in ballots.

Pasco County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say 39 white supremacist gang members have been arrested in a gun and drug-trafficking operation.

Nine days after Election Day, and one machine recount later, it is all but official: Ron DeSantis is Florida’s next governor.

Two Broward County leaders who have been criticized for their handling of the Feb. 14 shooting at a Parkland high school displayed a stark contrast in attitude as they were questioned on Thursday by a state investigative commission that includes parents of slain students.

Report: Key Design Flaws In Bridge That Had Deadly Collapse

Nov 16, 2018

Designers overestimated the strength of a critical section of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed, killing six people, and they underestimated the load on that same section, federal investigators reported Thursday.


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