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Office of Gov. Rick Scott

Florida officials announced a new locally transmitted Zika case Wednesday—this time in Palm Beach County. It’s the second case stemming from local mosquitos in the county, but officials say the two cases aren’t connected.

Saying she’s struggling financially, former Leon County Judge Judith Hawkins is asking the Florida Supreme Court to reinstate her law license.

The Florida Supreme Court has decided it won’t hear a Tampa couple’s lawsuit over faulty Chinese-manufactured drywall.

Mayor Gillum speaking to DeSoto Trail students.
Nick Evans

Summer’s over for Leon county students and teachers are pushing them to hit the books.  Desoto Trail Elementary has a plan to crank reading habits into high gear.

water and trees
Daniel Piriano via Flickr

The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s legal challenge to controversial new water quality standards may come down to a game of beat the clock.