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Death Penalty Set to be Reviewed

Updated: 09/03/2015 - Florida doesn’t have any scheduled executions on the books and is in the midst of its longest stretch without one since the Governor’s first year in office. Inmates on death row continue to appeal, with another death penalty debate brewing.
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2 Arrested in Wakulla Co. Meth Bust

Updated: 09/03/2015 - Two Panacea residents were arrested in connection with an undercover methamphetamine investigation by the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office

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  • With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage....
  • Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
    KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
  • Refugees break through police cordon in Hungary, run west
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and have begun running westward on a train track leading away from the Bicske railway station in Hungary, interrupting train traffic....
  • US employers added 173K jobs in Aug.; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month....
  • Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton's inner circle
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said Friday that a member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle could provide key insight into how the State Department maintained its presence in Libya prior to the 2012 attack....
  • With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage....
  • The Latest: 2nd couple comes for license to wed in Kentucky
    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):...
  • US employers added 173K jobs in Aug.; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month....
  • Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit - if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures....
  • Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt
    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Residents and business owners in one of Illinois' most popular recreational areas say a manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an area police officer will bring a more quiet and somber Labor Day weekend than usual....
  • Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
    KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
  • Refugees break through police cordon in Hungary, run west
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and have begun running westward on a train track leading away from the Bicske railway station in Hungary, interrupting train traffic....
  • The Latest: Frustrated migrants head out on foot to Austria
    BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):...
  • More heartbreak for Ebola survivor after baby boy dies
    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- It was the new beginning that Sierra Leone's first Ebola survivor, Victoria Yillia, had yearned for after losing 21 of her relatives to the disease: a newborn who would allow her and her husband to start a new family....
  • At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees converting in droves
    BERLIN (AP) -- Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?" pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. "Will you break away from Islam?"...
  • US promising help to keep Iran in check in Middle East
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is greeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia with assurances that a nuclear deal with Iran also comes with the necessary resources to help check its regional ambitions....
  • Puerto Rican voters prized by Democrats, Republicans
    MIAMI (AP) -- Residents of Puerto Rico are U.S. citizens but can't vote for president. Yet Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton are campaigning there, following two other 2016 White House hopefuls....
  • Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton's inner circle
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of a congressional panel investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks said Friday that a member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle could provide key insight into how the State Department maintained its presence in Libya prior to the 2012 attack....
  • Conceding defeat, Iran deal opponents at least want a vote
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement have given up trying to block it. Now they're just hoping for a final Senate vote on a resolution disapproving it - even though such a resolution would be vetoed by the president....
  • Trump says he would improve Iran deal, not repudiate it
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says it would make no sense to "repudiate" the nuclear arms deal with Iran....
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