Posted: 01/07/2011 - Gov. Rick Scott denies he's flip-flopped on his opposition to an expansion of gambling and says he won't make his flight plans public when he uses his private jet for state business.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - The U.S. Forest Service is prescribed burning 2,842 acres in the Apalachicola National Forest today, Jan. 7.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - Multimillionaire Gov. Rick Scott is taking a single penny for his gubernatorial salary, but he’s stocking his staff with people commanding six figure salaries.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - Former Florida Public Service Commissioner Nathan Skop has argued that the utility regulation panel’s decision to deny most of a record $1.25 billion rate increase for Florida Power & Light cost him his job, but that history has shown it was the right thing to do.
Updated: 01/07/2011 - Sometime very early on Friday, don’t be surprised if you’re at the Okahumpka Service Plaza and you see new state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam gassing up his white pick up truck and grabbing a coffee.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - State Rep. Marti Coley, R-Marianna, has been tasked to lead the House’s Prek-12 budget committee through a session where the state is facing a $3.5 billion shortfall.
Posted: 01/07/2011 - Days after a fourth straight inauguration of a Republican governor - and a new, all-GOP Cabinet to go with him - Florida Democrats are retreating to central Florida this weekend to plan a path back to power in Tallahassee.
Updated: 01/07/2011 - The monthly city meeting in Midway was held January 6th, but not many issues were discussed or resolved before folks walked out in frustration.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - Two South Florida men were killed and four others were injured in a north Florida crash
Updated: 01/07/2011 - Florida's first panther death for 2011 has been recorded in Hendry County.
Updated: 01/07/2011 - Florida authorities say they're aware of the smoking packages found at two Maryland state government buildings, but there was no indication of a similar problem in Florida.
Updated: 01/06/2011 - Cancer center will offer both outpatient radiation and chemotherapy when finished
Updated: 01/06/2011 - One of Governor Rick Scott’s first official acts is fulfilling a campaign promise. Scott is selling both state planes, and will bear the cost of his own private jet but make other state officials fend for themselves.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - A kitten that survived a brutal attack in the Apalachicola Forrest is recovering and now has a new home.
Updated: 08/13/2013 - What used to be a thriving local mall may soon be closing its doors because of foreclosure.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - Florida education officials have proposed fines totaling about $43 million for violations of the state's class size limits.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - In what likely will become fodder for upcoming lawsuits, a stinging federal report scheduled for release next week shows that shortcuts, mistakes, questionable technology and overall poor management led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor and The MLK Foundation of Florida, Inc. invite the public to attend a celebration to observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the Leon County Courthouse North Rotunda.
Updated: 01/07/2011 - A White House appointee says preserving the ecosystem of the Gulf Coast -- damaged by the BP oil spill and decades of erosion -- will be a massive undertaking, the "grandaddy" of restoration projects.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill to exclude abortion coverage from policies obtained through health insurance exchanges.
Updated: 01/06/2011 - It was five years ago today (1-06) that 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson died. His death followed a brutal beating by guards at the Bay County Boot Camp just the day before.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - Scott is scheduled to speak Thursday morning (1-6) at Florida International Academy, a charter school in Opa-locka.
Posted: 01/06/2011 - Kurt Browning, a former local official who was widely respected for his knowledge of running elections, will return to lead the Department of State, which oversees the Division of Elections, from which he recently retired, Gov. Rick Scott announced late Wednesday.