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With the passage of Memorial Day on Monday, a time of year is beginning which may be the most dangerous time to be a teenage drive in Florida. According to an assessment by AAA spokesman Mark … more
Rick Scott, the junior of Florida’s two United States senators, has confirmed he’ll be vying to replace Mitch McConnell as the leader of the Senate’s Republican faction. McConnell, … more
Gas prices in Florida have reached their highest mark of 2024, bringing a financial strain to motorists at a time when many were hoping for relief. Though it hasn't come yet, some experts believe a … more
The record for youngest person ever elected to the state legislature may soon change. At least it will if Jacksonville native Benjamin Sandlin gets his way. Sandlin, a 20-year-old Democratic … more
The latest figures on gas prices across the state of Florida show that the average cost of a gallon of gas is finally starting to inch downward, following a period of consistent increases. The data, … more
At a press conference in Naples on Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a piece of legislation to increase research toward Florida’s red tide crisis. The move came alongside a promise to spend … more
Max Azzarello, a St. Augustine resident and self-described research investigator, was hospitalized Friday after setting his own body on fire outside of a New York City courthouse where former … more
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
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