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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Legal documents from recent years appear to dispute a claim from Governor Ron DeSantis that Disney World conducts its own property appraisals, a point which he criticized … more
Huge portions of the state of Florida were woken up early Thursday morning by an unexpected emergency test alert on their phone, leading to mass confusion and frustration for many. The notification … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The controversial Parental Rights in Education law, well-known by its derisive nickname 'Don't Say Gay', has been extended to all public school grades in Florida. The move was … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday announced a set of new sanctions against the Walt Disney Company in response to a recent agreement that deflected an attempted takeover of … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a new law barring abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, with few exceptions. The signing wasa held in private in DeSantis's office at … more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Equality Florida, an LGBTQ+ rights activist group, released a travel advisory on Wednesday cautioning  travelers against visiting the state of Florida. The statement, … more
The execution of convicted murderer Louis Gaskin was carried out on Wednesday, decades after the crime he was sentenced to death for. He's the 101st person to be executed in Florida, and the fourth … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Andrew Gillum and Sharon Lettman-Hicks are now facing two fewer criminal charges than before, with their trial set to begin on Monday. The two are accused of having committed wire … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Volusia Sheriff Mike Chitwood has issued a statement condemning Webster Barnaby, a state Representative from Deltona, for statements made about transgender people in session … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Volusia County-based state legislator has apologized for referring to transgender people as 'demons' among other things this week. Webster Barnaby, first elected to the Florida … more
Prominent Florida Republicans are split in the 2024 Republican Presidential Primary. Former President Donald Trump and Governor Ron DeSantis are widely considered the two frontrunners for the … more
Strong weather conditions over the weekend and Monday are expected to result in substantial flooding and erosion across Volusia and Flagler counties, as well as surrounding coastal areas, according … more
Gas prices across the state of Florida have returned to 2023 highs after production cuts by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), according to a new statement released by … more
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday announced a series of measures he was considering in his ongoing feud with Disney. Most notably, the governor is considering installing toll … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - Former State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith announced on Friday that he'd be seeking a state Senate seat following his re-election defeat in November 2022. From his first … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With the signature of Governor Ron DeSantis, permitless concealed carry is set to become the law of the land in Florida. The measure will make it legal for individuals to carry … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - Attendees of the ultra-popular fandom convention MegaCon in Orlando this weekend are continuously describing extreme crowding and organizational issues with the event. Known as one of … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis has urged Florida's Inspector General to open an investigation into Disney after the theme park giant apparently nullified the powers of his appointees to … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida State Senate on Monday approved a ban on abortions past the sixth week of pregnancy. If also passed by the Florida House of Representatives and signed by Governor Ron … more
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The five-person board appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to oversee the tourism district in which Walt Disney World resides has now claimed that legal maneuvering by Disney … more
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