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Students for Concealed Carry remind Fla. Senate: ‘We aren’t wards of the university, we’re US citizens’

Second Amendment supporters have scored a victory in the Sunshine State, notwithstanding opposition from Democrats and anti-gun academics on the university system's Board of Governors. On Monday, the Florida Senate's Committee on Higher Education approved a proposal to authorize concealed carry … Read More

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Florida Five: ‘Perma-tanned’ Crist’s 2016 social media announcement, Party’s over for many Florida voters

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Charlie Crist passes on yet another campaign – So much for The Last Temptation of Crist. Charlie Crist, the perma-tanned Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat who has sought nearly every statewide office of note in Florida, … Read More

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Florida Five: Privacy laws threaten police body cameras, GOP could flip congressional seat

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Police body cameras could conflict with Florida’s public records law – In another example of the unintended consequences of new technology, the use of body cameras on law enforcement officers is on a collision course with the … Read More

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Florida Five: Patrick Murphy’s chances at US Senate, Help wanted – GOP hiring

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Patrick Murphy and a Brief History of US Senate Bids by Florida US Reps –Two-term Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy is expected to announce his candidacy for Florida's 2016 U.S. Senate race later this month - giving Democrats … Read More

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Which big name politicians are chomping at the bit for a shot to replace Marco Rubio?

Florida politics couldn't be any hotter. Although U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t expected to announce his plans for 2016 until sometime in April, hopefuls from both parties are already testing the waters for a bid to take over the Florida Republican’s seat. Here’s the way it’s shaping up so … Read More

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Florida Five: Charlie Crist’s next political move, Conservation threatens affordable housing, transportation

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Crist says he is considering U.S. Senate run – Charlie Crist considering run for 2016 U.S. Senate seat. Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race. Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist … Read More

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Gator so HUGE people think it’s fake caught roaming on Fla. golf course!

A humongous alligator was spotted at the Myakka Pine Golf Club in Englewood, Fla., which has players thinking twice before heading to the Sarasota-area course. Several photos of the beast were posted on Facebook: Post by Myakka Pines Golf Club. Although the critter was spotted … Read More

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Muslim convert arrested after threatening to behead Miami rabbi — but cops let him go first!

It's certainly newsworthy that a Miami Beach man was arrested after allegedly threatening to behead a rabbi outside his synagogue. It's even more newsworthy that he first yelled out "Allahu akbar!" But what may be the most sensational aspect of the entire story is that police initially let the … Read More

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7 Marines, 4 Guardsmen missing after helicopter training crash

Seven Marines and four soldiers are missing after a helicopter crash during a training exercise in Florida’s Panhandle. The helicopter from Eglin Air Force Base was reported missing about 8:30 p.m., Eglin spokesman Andy Bourland told "Fox and Friends" Wednesday. Debris from the crash was found … Read More

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Florida Five: Medicaid proposal given ‘snowball’s chance,’ Scott back with ‘Let’s Get to Work’

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Medicaid proposal has a "snowball's chance," but the Senate will try anyway – A state Senate panel on Tuesday approved a sweeping proposal that would allow Florida to use billions of federal dollars to expand healthcare coverage to … Read More

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Florida Five: Rubio calls Obama a ‘backbencher,’ School testing glitch blamed on ‘cyberattack’

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Marco Rubio: Obama was a 'backbencher,' I'm the real deal – Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) delivered a harsh review of President Obama's early political career as the 43-year-old Republican touts his own record in the lead up to … Read More

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‘Holy Hell!’ Rumors that Fla. governor banned term ‘climate change’ send shockwaves to rabid libs

Holy hell Rick Scott. If you keep denying climate change there will be no more Miami. Then what will Will Smith rap about? — OMG BYEEEEEE (@NeelBapothead) March 10, 2015 A report published by the Miami Herald on Sunday accusing Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s administration of banning the use of the … Read More

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This isn’t ‘Monopoly’! Government should take care of land they have before grabbing ours

When financial windfalls become available to the Florida Legislature, money vultures start salivating. Special interests move quickly to steer the cash to boost their agendas or wallets -- fiscal responsibility be damned. Too many political operators are so anxious to get their hands on the dollars, … Read More