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No joke! Breast-implant removal delays bigamy stage of Rep. Alan Grayson’s divorce case

Surgery to repair leaking breast implants is delaying a trial to determine whether U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife of 24 years was ever really his wife at all. In the latest twist to the ugly divorce proceedings between Grayson and his estranged wife, Lolita, Lolita Grayson required emergency … Read More

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Desperate Wasserman Schultz crawls back from ‘time-out’ to MSNBC; brings gay marriage couple to SOTU

More than two months after leader her party into a midterm election debacle that left it with the smallest House minority since 1928, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz made a desperate bid to return to national attention Tuesday with an appearance on one of MSNBC’s least-watched afternoon … Read More

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Florida Five: Fla. politicians’ reactions to SOTU, ‘Charter’ school district idea revived

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Compilation of Florida politicians reactions to the State of the Union – Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic … Read More

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Florida Five: Congressional wealth revealed, Michelle Obama, Marco Rubio SOTU guests have Cuban ties

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Alan Gross to sit with Michelle Obama at State of the Union; Marco Rubio invites late Cuban activist's daughter – Alan Gross, the American contractor held for five years in a Cuban prison, will attend Tuesday's State of the Union … Read More

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Florida Five: Lawmaker wants guns on school campuses, Fla. GOP picks new chair

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Florida lawmaker pushing to allow guns on school campuses – Almost 2 months after 3 students are shot at Florida State University, a lawmaker pushes for guns on campus. The scary scene in front of FSU's Strozier Library is still … Read More

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Free Lolita push threatens Miami Seaquarium’s future

Animal rights protesters have been fighting to get Miami's most famous killer whale released from captivity for decades. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may be about to grant them their wish. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the … Read More

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Rubio slams Obama’s ‘outdated’ plan to raise taxes; Dems are supposed to have new ideas?

President Obama’s proposal to use Tuesday's State of the Union address to push a major tax increase in front of a Congress controlled by Republicans is doomed from the start. And Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., explained to Bob Schieffer Sunday exactly why it should be. It’s an anachronistic … Read More

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Defiant sheriff’s heated response when reporter scolds him for being unafraid of a gunfight

A tough-talking sheriff has no regrets about telling four murder suspects that his officers were ready for a gunfight. A reporter asked Polk County, Fla., Sheriff Grady Judd if had any regrets about comments he made as his police were hunting the suspects in which he said “Make no mistake, if … Read More

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Florida Five: Gov. Scott hangs with Pitbull in the 305, Fla. reps. will respond to SOTU

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Pitbull, Gov. Rick Scott, announce expansion at SLAM! Academy – Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, kicked off his birthday celebration with a special announcement regarding future expansion at the Sports Leadership and Management … Read More

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Mayor wants S. Florida city to get country’s first ‘Barack Obama Highway’

The mayor of a South Florida city wants to name one of his city’s main streets after Barack Obama. And the best part is, it’s not even his street to name. According to Gossip Extra, Riviera Beach Mayor Thomas Masters wants to change the name of Old Dixie Highway, which under various names … Read More

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DOGGONE IT! Sheriff’s office busted with ‘In DOG we trust’ rugs

It would not be fair to say that Florida's Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has gone to the dogs, but visitors could have gotten that impression based on two new rugs placed at the front entrance. The rugs were ordered from American Floor Mats at $500 a pop, and arrived a few weeks ago. But there … Read More

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Florida Five: Feds raid firm with ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ link, Emergency carry gun law filed

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: FBI raids Florida firm with 'Wolf of Wall Street' link: witnesses – U.S. FBI agents on Wednesday raided the offices of Med-Care Diabetic & Medical Supplies Inc, a Florida medical device company whose executive vice … Read More

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Video: Teen hailed as hero for saving life of cop who was booking him

A Florida teen arrested for violating probation saved the life of the police officer who was booking him into custody. Jamal Rutledge, 17, was being processed in the Fort Lauderdale Police Department by Officer Franklin Foulks, 49, on charges of burglary and other probation violations, when … Read More