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Attacks on state pension plan not over
As Will Weatherford tells it, his plan to shut down the state’s pension fund to new hires won’t affect people already in it.
Published on 06/17/13
Amazon deal brings Internet tax issue to forefront
The news that Amazon, the massive online retailer, plans a physical presence in Florida has again sparked a debate over tax fairness.
Published on 06/14/13
Updated on 06/19/13
Gov. Scott's proliferation of Great Floridians puzzles watchdog boss
Dan Krassner has an idea for some of the 23 people receiving the Great Floridian honor this year. They should make commercials for the state.
Published on 06/13/13
Updated on 06/14/13
Indiana beats FSU, reaches first CWS
The Hoosiers swept the Seminoles to become the first Big Ten team in 29 years to reach Omaha.
Published on 06/09/13
New standards mean change for students, schools
The Career and Professional Education Act creates two tracks –technical and college – to better fit students’ potential.
Published on 06/03/13
Taser used to nab escaped llama in Tallahassee
When Scooter the llama busted out of his pen, it took three county sheriff's deputies and a taser gun to get him back in again.
Published on 06/02/13
Updated on 06/03/13
FSU advances to super regionals with rout
The Seminoles put away Troy, 11-4, on Sunday to move a step closer to Omaha.
Published on 06/02/13
Updated on 06/03/13
No hurricanes, but Florida’s insurance rates keep rising
It's been nearly eight years since Hurricane Wilma raked the southern end of Florida and caused billions in damages, the last of eight hurricanes to hit the state in 2004 and 2005.
Published on 05/27/13
Speaker Weatherford stood ground during session
The first thing to know about the speaker of the Florida House of Representatives is that he doesn't like rating his own performance.
Published on 05/26/13
Gov. Scott will sign ban on texting while driving Tuesday
Florida will become the 40th state to outlaw the practice for all drivers when Gov. Rick Scott signs the bill in Miami.
Published on 05/24/13
Scott vetoes nearly $400 million from budget
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who had a tough time winning cooperation this past year from the Republican-led Legislature, struck back on Monday by vetoing nearly $400 million from the state's new budget.
Published on 05/20/13
Updated on 05/21/13
State legislators approve plan for teacher raises
Florida's teachers are going to get a pay raise, but it won't be coming until next year.
Published on 04/29/13
No parole for murderer of Polk tot Bradley McGee
Thomas Coe, 46, was given a life sentence for slamming his stepson's head into a toilet. The case sparked an overhaul of Florida's child protective system.
Published on 04/17/13
Texting while driving ban passes Florida Senate
Texting while driving could soon be illegal in Florida.
Published on 04/16/13
Senate plan would make clogging left lane a ticketable offense
Picture this: You're in the left lane of the interstate, driving a little below the speed limit, when some guy zips up behind you and swerves past you on the right.
Published on 04/13/13