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Authorities in Manatee County say two people are dead after their twin-engine plane crashed Saturday.

The Medicare fraud trial of a prominent South Florida eye doctor tied to a New Jersey senator's alleged corruption is set to begin.


President Donald Trump's recent executive order calling for a review of a rule protecting small bodies of water from pollution and development is strongly supported by golf course owners who are wary of being forced into expensive cleanups on their fairways.

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New rankings released by U.S. News and World Report say Florida is the number one state in the nation for higher education.

Republicans confronted a conservative rebellion in their own party Tuesday over their long-promised plans to repeal and replace the health care law, and beseeched President Donald Trump to settle the dispute.

Defense attorneys for a retired Tampa police captain accused of shooting a man in a movie theater are continuing to present their case to a judge during a so-called Stand Your Ground hearing.


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Deputies say an estranged husband burst into a home and killed his wife and her partner during a gun battle before killing himself.

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Buses, streetcars and private vehicles in Tampa will soon be able to talk to each other.

Sen. Marco Rubio said he has not held an open forum with constituents because the room would be packed by "liberal activists" and wouldn't be productive.


A Planned Parenthood affiliate has won a battle over whether doctors can perform abortions and sonograms at a Florida health center.


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Fire officials say a fire that damaged a Tampa area mosque was arson.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said in a news release the blaze occurred early Friday at the Islamic Society of New Tampa.


Florida health officials who oversee the medical marijuana program have started processing identification card applications for patients and caregivers.


A Florida judge is hearing evidence to determine whether a retired police officer acted in self-defense when he shot a man in a movie theater in 2014.


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Florida wildlife officials say their annual manatee survey counted 6,620 of the sea cows — the most since the state began the census in 1991.

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Police say a man and a woman are accused of killing their landlord in Florida and living with the body for two weeks while trying to decide how to dispose of it.

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.

The company that operates six South Florida hospitals has agreed to a $5.5 million settlement with the federal government over patient information that was stolen by two employees.

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Florida had another record-setting year for tourism despite natural disasters, a virus outbreak and a tragic attack on an Orlando nightclub.

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Walt Disney World is increasing single-day tickets at certain times of the year and setting expiration dates on tickets in hopes of preventing overcrowding during its parks' busiest times.

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