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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida has added one of the most elusive wetland birds to its endangered and threatened species. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioners met … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Coronavirus, budget questions, anti-riot legislation and an attempt to reign in large technology companies will be among issues lawmakers will take up in their 60-day … more
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — As Black History Month wraps up, so does a period of reflection on the many legendary people who’ve helped advance equal rights in this country. But inequality still … more
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — In 1946, the civil rights activism of Brevard County educators Harry and Harriette Moore took their jobs. In 2021, it gave them back. Nearly 70 years after their murders, the … more
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former state attorney in north Florida is facing multiple federal charges related to allegations of bribery, extortion and fraud, officials announced Friday. Jeffrey … more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Low-lying Florida, surrounded by the sea, is one of the most vulnerable U.S. states to ocean level rise driven by climate change. State Republican legislative leaders on … more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Pythons, iguanas, monitor lizards, oh my! Florida is moving to restrict 16 invasive reptile species that have wreaked havoc in the Everglades and across the … more
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man will be resentenced to life in prison for the May 2010 killing of an acquaintance, but will remain on death row for killing two Tampa police officers a month later, … more
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis on Friday announced the launch of a new initiative to teach public school students about resiliency and perseverance with the assistance of … more
At its February meeting, the FWC approved rule changes that prohibit importing or possessing whole deer carcasses more
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Commissioners in the city where Black teenager Trayvon Martin was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer nine years ago Friday have agreed to form an advisory committee to … more
MIAMI (AP) — Almost three years after six people were killed when a pedestrian bridge collapsed at Florida International University, plans are moving forward for a new one in the same … more
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park is set to open next year at the Legoland Florida Resort, park officials announced Thursday. The new park, based on the popular … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will open coronavirus vaccine sites in six underserved minority communities around the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday, responding to criticism that … more
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Once known for singer Anita Bryant's anti-gay rights campaign and a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions, Florida is now home to two metro areas with among the highest … more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homicide detective believes an Army veteran committed murder when he pursued and fatally shot a drunk, unarmed neighbor who pounded on his door after … more
The FWC has updated the “Panther Pulse” page with mortality information through February 15, at 1:15 p.m. more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A deaf former employee of a South Florida Costco store won't be collecting $775,000 a federal jury awarded her in a discrimination and wrongful termination case. The … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving ahead with plans to honor recently deceased conservative radio broadcaster by lowering flags to half-staff despite protests from some … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving ahead with plans to honor recently deceased conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh by lowering flags to half-staff despite … more
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