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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown won't learn her fate in her federal corruption case until Dec. 4.

Facility Seeks To Boost Transportation Technology

Nov 14, 2017

State officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday at a transportation facility in Polk County that could make Florida a leader in developing technologies related to tolling and automated driving.

Scott Committee Spends More than $1.2 Million On Ads

Nov 14, 2017

Gov. Rick Scott's “Let's Get to Work” political committee spent more than $1.2 million in October on advertising, amid widespread speculation that Scott will run for U.S. Senate next year.

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida is getting behind a push to put an anti-gambling amendment on next year's ballot.

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Two deputies rescued an 82-year-old Florida woman from a sinking car that had landed in a pond.

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A celebration of Roy Halladay's life will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Spectrum Field, the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Javier Gonzalez has joined a human tide of more than 130,000 U.S. citizens arriving in Florida since Hurricane Maria wrecked Puerto Rico, grateful for a place to start over but resenting how their island has been treated since the disaster.

Team Red, White and Blue

The Old Glory Veterans Relay is a cross-country walk that began in Seattle in September. Two months later, it finishes up in Brandon on Saturday.

Halladay Was Flying Plane Low, Witnesses Tell Safety Board

Nov 9, 2017
MLB.com

Roy Halladay was flying his tiny sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico shortly before it slammed into the water and killed the retired star pitcher, witnesses told federal investigators.

Florida Executes Man For 1991 Tampa Killings

Nov 9, 2017
Florida Department of Corrections

A man convicted of killing two people in 1991 on Wednesday became the third inmate executed in Florida since the state resumed carrying out the death penalty after a hiatus.

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The CEO of the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority has been chosen as the new chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Allegheny County.

For years Floridians have been facing a growing need for affordable housing. This year’s hurricanes are making the situation worse.

Last June, President Donald Trump pledged to make it harder for Americans to visit Cuba and do business with the communist island. On Wednesday his administration released its new Cuba regulations – and ironically, private Cuban entrepreneurs may get hit worst.

DCF Faces Costs In Food Program For Irma Victims

Nov 9, 2017
Department of Children and Families

Department of Children and Families Secretary Mike Carroll told a Senate budget panel on Wednesday that administering a food-stamp program in 48 counties that were damaged by Hurricane Irma cost the state about $33 million as of October.

Associated Press

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is raising questions about how justices on the Florida Supreme Court are handling a case that could greatly affect the court's future.

Florida House of Representatives

The Florida House will vote on whether to create a state memorial to honor slaves and acknowledge the cruelty of slavery.

ICON Aircraft

The tiny sport plane Roy Halladay was flying Tuesday when he fatally crashed into the Gulf of Mexico was made for entry-level pilots like him, though the plane's chief designer and test pilot died while flying one earlier this year, officials and experts said.

A former bookkeeper has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for embezzling $85,000 from a Florida chapter of the Girl Scouts.

MLB.com

Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pasco County.

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