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The group advising Governor-elect Ron Desantis on environmental issues met Monday for the first time. Members focused on water quality and supply.


Denise Williams is facing three charges of felony insurance fraud relating to the murder of her ex-husband.
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A Tallahassee woman accused of orchestrating the murder and cover-up of her ex-husband goes on trial this week. Jury selection is underway and arguments are expected to begin Wednesday.

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Juvenile arrests in Florida have reached the lowest number in 43 years, according to a report from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. 

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Florida’s share of film and television productions is waning as the state no longer offers tax credits for the industry. A new analysis finds Florida lawmakers may have good reason to reconsider those incentives.

The HBO series “Ballers” starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was filmed in South Florida for its first two seasons. Then it moved to California – after Florida’s film tax credit program ended in 2016. The show is still going strong, now working on its fifth season.

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Select felons who’ve completed their sentence will be eligible to vote come January 8th, following the passage of amendment 4. As Blaise Gainey reports Elections officials met this week to discuss how to add the roughly 1.5 million extra voters to the list.

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Lawmakers and gun rights advocates are squabbling over who should have control of Florida’s concealed weapons permits. Internal reports from the Agriculture Department and an official review have highlighted problems with the current system. 

A few houses submerged in water.
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The National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire December 7th at midnight.

From the left Appropriations Chairs Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Lutz, and Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, begin the compromise process as full conference committee met June 11, 2015, while finalizing key portions of the state's budget within Criminal and Civil Just
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Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has chosen fellow Republican and Former Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran to head the State Department of Education. Florida’s Board of Education will vote on whether or not Corcoran gets the job later this month.

Two months after Hurricane Michael slammed into North Florida levelling communities from the coast to South Georgia, areas continue struggling to get back up and running. The Rebuild850 campaign is trying to keep that recovery in the forefront to make sure the area often known as the Forgotten Coast, isn’t this time.

Romaine Is Back on the Menu

Dec 7, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration is lifting its alert on Romaine lettuce grown outside of California.

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