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In a busy Friday for Governor Ron DeSantis, 35 bills were into law and five others were vetoed. A litany of policies were given the final stamp of approval to become Florida law, several of them … more
Andrew Gillum, the 2018 Democratic nominee in Florida’s gubernatorial election, has been indicted on 21 counts of wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and lying to the … more
CASSELBERRY - A shooting took place in Casselberry Tuesday morning which resulted in four deaths, including the shooter. Two males and two females were founded mortally wounded at an apartment on … more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A launch put on by the private space company Astra Space on Sunday resulted in failure. The mission was to deliver NASA satellites into space as part of the … more
It’s a problem hitting everyone who owns a car: gas prices are incredibly high. The record for statewide average high has been broken on several occasions this year, and it’s … more
Two weeks after a deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, reignited debates about gun violence and securing schools, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Tuesday that will require mental-health “crisis intervention” training for on-campus officers. more
ORMOND BEACH - Volusia County resident Joe Biggs has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice with seditious conspiracy for his role in the Capitol Riots on January 6th, 2021. He is charged … more
State Senator Annette Taddeo has dropped her bid for the Democratic nomination in the 2022 gubernatorial election. She’d been running third behind former Governor Charlie Crist and … more
It’s the news no Floridian wanted to hear, but few are likely surprised by. Gas prices are continuing to march upward toward the dreaded $5.00 a gallon mark. New figures released by AAA put … more
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday struck down legislation pushed by Governor DeSantis which would pressure social media companies on their content moderation policies. It's the second … more
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission has kicked off this year's Lionfish Challenge. Lasting from May 20th through September 6th, the challenge prompts fisherman to harvest as many lionfish … more
TALLAHASSEE - Governor Ron DeSantis has made it an active start week, signing a major anti-protest bill into law and issuing two key endorsements to local representatives. Firstly, DeSantis signed … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A state appeals court Wednesday said a man could not collect millions of dollars from tobacco companies in the death of his husband because they were not married when a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A proposal that would give winners of big Florida lottery jackpots time to get their finances in order before their names become public has landed on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Three conservation groups have filed a second federal lawsuit involving poor water quality in Florida that is blamed for “catastrophic mortality” of … more
ORLANDO - A clip is circulating online which appears to show a small group of Nazi demonstrators waving flags outside the road entrance to Walt Disney World in Orlando.  The demonstrators are … more
MIAMI - On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 395 into law, establishing November 7th as Victims of Communism Day in Florida's K-12 schools. In the words of the Governor's press release, the … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A series of sales-tax “holidays” on such things as school clothes, hurricane supplies and tools and a suspension of the state gas tax in October topped a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Unemployment claims in Florida continue to roll in at a pre-pandemic pace and tax collections are up, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is maintaining a drumbeat that federal … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Alleging that the map is “intentionally racially discriminatory,” voting-rights groups late Friday requested approval to revamp a federal lawsuit to challenge the … more
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