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Two bills to help the state’s foster kids are now heading to the Governor’s desk.

State employees are in line for pay raises for the first time in years. But the potential trade-offs for those pay bumps is raising concerns.

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Summer is peak mosquito season, and that means greater concern about the Zika virus. On Thursday, representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and the Florida Department of Health gave updated information about the virus to a group of scholars at the University of South Florida's College of Public Health. 

Sonja Rasmussen, a CDC official, said there many ways that Floridians can prevent the spread of Zika.

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Prosecutors in Florida have told jurors a former congresswoman financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties on donations to a charity ostensibly set up to help poor children with scholarships.

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Florida public universities and colleges may be able to hold secret searches for new leaders.

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Florida homeowners may get an additional $25,000 homestead exemption if voters go along with the proposal.

Florida wildlife officials are launching a couple new programs to encourage people to help remove Burmese pythons—one of Florida’s nonnative species.

Constellation is an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, but she spends most of her time in the Pacific. She's part of the Navy's Marine Mammal program, based in San Diego.

Senate Apologizes For Dozier Abuse

Apr 27, 2017

With one senator pointing Wednesday to "violations of fundamental human decency," the Florida Legislature has formally apologized for the mistreatment of juveniles held at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna.

It appears talks regarding Florida’s budget have re-started with the House budget chief saying talks could begin as early as tonight. Earlier in the day the House’s budget committee voted to re-authorizing the current year’s spending plan with a few changes, after lawmakers appeared to be at a stand-still.

Members of the Florida House moved through a long list of bills during a floor session Tuesday. The meeting teed up several tax cut proposals for a floor vote.

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Florida's top ranked public high school was Pine View School near Sarasota, which was ranked no. 13 nationwide, according to a new ranking.

Seven Florida high schools are among the top 50 public high schools in the nation.

U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday placed seven schools stretching from Miami to Sarasota to Jacksonville on its list of the nation's best public high schools.

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A white principal of a predominantly black elementary school who told her staff to put white students in the same classrooms is no longer at the Florida school.

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With time running out in their regular session, Florida's legislative leaders are at a stalemate over a new state budget and are starting to lash out at one another over the breakdown.

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An advocacy group says anti-Semitic incidents in Florida were on the rise last year.

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St. Petersburg played host to a regional offshoot of the March for Science on Saturday morning. 

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Florida legislative leaders are at a “stalemate” over a new state budget with time running out.

A bill that would ban the use of steroids in racing greyhounds is nearing its last hurdle in the Florida legislature.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, widely considered a GOP gubernatorial frontrunner, is warning Florida lawmakers not to scale back marketing efforts.

A bill creating a uniform procedure for law enforcement agencies when it comes to conducting eyewitness interviews is on its way to the House floor.

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