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Could Florida be split into two separate states? Officials with the City of South Miami have voted in favor of a resolution that would create the state of South Florida as the country's 51st state, bordered by Brevard, Orange, Polk, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

Florida has the second-highest rate of uninsured adults under 65 in the nation, second only to Texas, the Naples Daily News reports. U.S. Census figures from 2011 show nearly 25 percent of Floridians under 65 don’t have health insurance -- a total of about 3.8 million residents. The 2011 rate, 24.8 percent, is down slightly from 25.3 in 2010.

Barbara Bush said a month ago that "We've had enough Bushes (in the White House)." But former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush may not agree. Read on for details...

You can already hear all the likely jokes at the Supreme Court, about the justices going to the dogs. But the issue being argued Wednesday is deadly serious: whether police can take a trained drug-detection dog up to a house to smell for drugs inside, and if the dog alerts, use that to justify a search of the home.

In the case before the court, the four-legged cop was named Franky, and as a result of his nose, his human police partner charged Joelis Jardines with trafficking in more than 25 pounds of marijuana.