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Bob Graham, Florida's former Governor and U.S. Senator for over two cumulative decades, has passed away at 87 years old. He died while residing in a retirement community in Gainesville, with the … more
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a series of bills that have been passed by the Florida legislature, multiple of which pertain to law enforcement. One, HB 601, bans civilian police … more
One expense for business owners in Florida is set to ease up in the near future: the state tax on rent for businesses is set to decrease from 4.5% to 2.0% by June 1st. The drop is in accordance with … more
A bill increasing the penalties for exposing a law enforcement officer to fentanyl has been passed by the Florida state legislature, sending it to Governor Ron DeSantis' desk for a signature. The … more
Leading forecasters are predicting one of the busiest hurricane seasons on record for 2024, a prediction that could prove chaotic for Florida. Hurricane forecasters with Colorado State University … more
The Florida Supreme Court has approved two proposed ballot initiatives, giving them the green light to appear before the state's voters in the 2024 election. One would legalize recreational marijuana … more
Gas prices in Florida are at the highest level they've been at any point in 2024, according to newly released data from AAA. The new statewide average cost of one gallon was listed at $3.62 as of … more
Orlando City Commissioner Regina Hill, 58, has been arrested in connection to an investigation into elder exploitation and fraud, according to a release by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill banning minors under 14 from joining social media sites in the state starting on January 1st, 2025. Furthermore, the law stipulates … more
Former President Donald Trump decisively won the Florida Republican presidential  primary on Tuesday, a largely inevitable result now that all his GOP challengers have exited the race. He took … more
PALM COAST, Fla. - Is Palm Coast one of the best cities in Florida to move to? Is Daytona Beach? According to a new report by USA Today , they both are. Palm Coast ranked second on a list of 30 … more
With just more than one month until the deadline to file, no challenger has filed to run against Representative Michael Waltz, Flagler County’s representative in the U.S. Congress. It’d … more
TALLAHASSEE - A groundbreaking new settlement between the Florida Department of Education and civil rights attorneys establishes key clarifications to the Parental Rights in Education Act, known by … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The controversial piece of legislation banning minors under 16 from using social media has been vetoed by Governor Ron DeSantis after passing both chambers of the legislature. … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida state legislature has overwhelmingly passed a bill which bans teens and children under 16 from using social media. The policy is now only one step away from becoming … more
DELTONA, Fla. - What started as an ordinary traffic stop in Deltona resulted in a lengthy and chaotic police chase across county lines. 25-year-old Timothy Breedlove was finally arrested on Sunday … more
In a rare occurrence for Florida, a light earthquake occurred off the Atlantic coast and was felt by some in Central Florida. The severity was measured at a 4.0 on the Richter scale, which ranges … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - The highly attended and popular comic convention MegaCon took place over the weekend in Orlando, and as in most years it dominated the weekend for its area in the city. The event drew … more
BUNNELL, Fla. - The upcoming construction project of the new Flagler County Public Library branch has landed a major new cash assist - the state government will be providing $4 million in grant funds … more
The price of gas is back up in Florida, in one of the larger single-week increases the state has seen in the past year. AAA spokesperson Mark Jenkins measured a 19-cent jump in price from Monday last … more
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