Poll: Tight GOP Race For Governor; Graham Leads Dems

Poll: Tight GOP Race For Governor; Graham Leads Dems

By on August 21, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Boca Raton, FL – The race between Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis for the Republican nomination for governor is tightening, according to a poll released Tuesday by Florida Atlantic University. With a week left before the Aug. 28 primary, a survey from the FAU Business and Economics Polling Initiative showed DeSantis, a three-term congressman from […]

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Former Lawmakers Band Together Against CRC Amendments

Former Lawmakers Band Together Against CRC Amendments

By on August 21, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – A group of former state and federal lawmakers and two former lieutenant governors said Tuesday it will fight the Florida Constitution Revision Commission’s entire slate of amendments going before voters in November. Pointing to ideological opposition to the process rather than the specifics of the proposed constitutional amendments, the 16-member group called […]

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Federal Letter Adds Fuel To Florida Election Hacking Fight

Federal Letter Adds Fuel To Florida Election Hacking Fight

By on August 21, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Federal officials this week advised Florida’s top elections official they “have not seen new or ongoing compromises,” as Gov. Rick Scott and Republicans ratchet up political attacks over a statement by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson that “Russians are in Florida’s election records.” U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FBI […]

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Ormond Man Arrested For Causing 3 Wrecks Near Walmart

Ormond Man Arrested For Causing 3 Wrecks Near Walmart

By on August 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A Volusia County deputy’s attempt to help the people in what looked like a disabled vehicle ends with the arrest of an Ormond Beach man for causing three separate crashes near the entrance of a Daytona Beach Walmart. 30-year-old Jonathan L. Vega (above) was out on probation for robbery when he […]

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State Attorney General Fights 6 Amendment Challenges

State Attorney General Fights 6 Amendment Challenges

By on August 21, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office is asking the Florida Supreme Court to reject a legal challenge that seeks to block six proposed constitutional amendments from going on the November ballot, including one challenged by Volusia County. In a 47-page brief filed late Monday, Bondi’s office disputed arguments that the proposed amendments, placed […]

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Democrat Running For Florida Governor To Campaign At BCU

Democrat Running For Florida Governor To Campaign At BCU

By on August 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – One of the five Democrat candidates trying to replace Rick Scott as Florida Governor this November is making a campaign stop in Daytona Beach. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum – who’s been endorsed by Vermont Senator and former Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders – will appear at 1:30 tomorrow afternoon (August 22nd) […]

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VCSO: Driver Sped Through Crash Scene With “Dabs” In Car

VCSO: Driver Sped Through Crash Scene With “Dabs” In Car

By on August 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – A 21-year-old Orange City man is free on $9,000 bond after the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says he drove through an accident scene at high speed, crashed into a vehicle trying to get away from a deputy and had containers of marijuana concentrate in his vehicle. 21-year-old Hunter C. Buckels went around […]

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Palm Coast Man Arrested For Child Abuse & Battery

Palm Coast Man Arrested For Child Abuse & Battery

By on August 21, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – A man under arrest by Flagler County deputies for child abuse adds battery on law enforcement to his list of charges. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office responded to Eastlake Drive in Palm Coast last Friday (August 17th) in reference to a domestic disturbance. That’s where FCSO found 61-year-old Brian Dobis standing in the garage […]

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Candidate’s Bank Account Closed Due To Pro-Medical Marijuana Stance

Candidate’s Bank Account Closed Due To Pro-Medical Marijuana Stance

By on August 20, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Wells Fargo shut down the campaign account of a candidate seeking a seat on the Florida Cabinet because she took contributions from lobbyists representing the medical marijuana industry, according to records provided by Democrat Nikki Fried on Monday. Fried, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer, has made advocacy for medical marijuana a cornerstone of […]

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Over 1 Million Ballots Cast In Florida For August Primary

Over 1 Million Ballots Cast In Florida For August Primary

Daytona Beach, FL – More than a million of the state’s 13 million registered voters have already cast ballots – either by mail or at early-voting locations – for the primary elections later this month, including over 42,000 in Volusia and Flagler counties. The early voting period opened statewide on Saturday, with over 4,000 residents […]

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