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Watch Live: Trump Impeachment Statement

President Trump will make a statement from the White House East Room at noon. This will be his first address following his acquittal by the U.S. Senate on two charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress. [MORE: Complete NPR coverage of the Senate impeachment trial]

Florida Fishermen Fret As Shark Fin Sale Ban Moves Forward

Dave Campo has been catching sharks since he was 12 years old. He spends his nights bobbing on the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean, waiting patiently…

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Gov. DeSantis: Bernie Sanders’ Cuba Comments Were ‘Totally Unacceptable’

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday joined a chorus of Republicans criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie…

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House Ready To Discuss Sentencing Reform

House Speaker Jose Oliva said Thursday the House is “very open” to a Senate proposal…

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A Uniform Switch: Bucs To Unveil New Look In April

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans who have been clamoring for the team to rid itself of…

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House Could Scrutinize E-Verify Plan Next Week

As the 2020 legislative session dwindles down to the final weeks, the Florida House has…

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Your Turn: Should Florida Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent?

Daylight Saving Time may feel like it’s always been a part of our lives, but…

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Lawmakers Back Increased School Bus Safety

Motorists would face higher fines if they drive past stopped school buses, under a proposal…

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After The Nevada Caucuses, Bernie Sanders Is The Man To Beat

The 2020 Democratic nomination is now Sen. Bernie Sanders' to lose. The independent from Vermont…

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Hmong Leaders Rally Against Trump Administration Deportation Push

Efforts by the Trump administration to increase deportations to Laos have galvanized the Hmong community…

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India Set To Welcome Trump, Whose First Stop Will Be In Modi’s Home State Of Gujarat

When President Trump arrives on his first official visit to India on Monday, his first…

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Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign

Updated Feb. 20, 2020 at 11:20 p.m. EST Raising money isn't just a necessity for…

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Study Looks At The Where And Why People Move To Florida

We’ve all seen the signs of Florida’s population growth: more housing complexes are being built,…

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New Law To Ensure All Florida Officers Are Allowed To Park Marked Cars At Home

Some Florida law enforcement officers aren’t allowed to park their marked cars at home –…

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A Uniform Switch: Bucs To Unveil New Look In April

Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans who have been clamoring for the team to rid itself of…

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Researchers Say Neurotoxin Helps Explain Indian River Lagoon Dolphin Deaths

Researchers say they’ve detected a potent neurotoxin in dolphins of the Indian River Lagoon during…

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Congressional Candidates Go Head-To-Head On Health Care — Again

The California Democrats who fought to flip Republican congressional seats in 2018 used health care…

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What You Need To Know About Coronavirus, Flu; Florida Loses Felons Voting Appeal

  Florida health officials say they can’t release information about how many people have been…

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DeSantis Backs State Efforts On Coronavirus

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday praised state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees for working with the…

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Lawmakers Look To Ratchet Up School Safety

For the third time since the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High…

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Politics

Gov. DeSantis: Bernie Sanders’ Cuba Comments Were ‘Totally Unacceptable’

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday joined a chorus of Republicans criticizing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie…

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USF Floated As Option To Absorb New College As Lawmakers Weigh Consolidation

A proposal to decrease the number public universities in Florida from 12 to 10 continues…

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House Ready To Discuss Sentencing Reform

House Speaker Jose Oliva said Thursday the House is “very open” to a Senate proposal…

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House Could Scrutinize E-Verify Plan Next Week

As the 2020 legislative session dwindles down to the final weeks, the Florida House has…

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Researchers Say Neurotoxin Helps Explain Indian River Lagoon Dolphin Deaths

Researchers say they’ve detected a potent neurotoxin in dolphins of the Indian River Lagoon during…

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Millions In Federal Money To Restore Timber Industry After Hurricane Michael Could Go Unused

Florida’s timber industry remains amid tons of strewn trees from Hurricane Michael as talks continue…

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Corps Plan To Protect Keys: Raise Some Homes, Buy Out Others

Coping with storm surge fueled by rising seas in the Keys means elevating homes, buyouts…

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Reduced Red Tide Helps Keep Manatee Deaths In Florida Down In 2019

State wildlife officials say fewer manatees died in 2019 in Florida compared with the year…

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Education

USF Floated As Option To Absorb New College As Lawmakers Weigh Consolidation

A proposal to decrease the number public universities in Florida from 12 to 10 continues…

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Lawmakers Back Increased School Bus Safety

Motorists would face higher fines if they drive past stopped school buses, under a proposal…

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Merge New College With USF? DeSantis Receptive; Currall ‘Watching With Great Interest’

Gov. Ron DeSantis, House Speaker Jose Oliva, and University of South Florida President Steven Currall…

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New College Of Florida Officials, Lawmakers Slam Consolidation Plans

A House proposal seeking to abolish the independent status of two Florida universities is spurring…

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